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  1. Cognitive-Behavioral Case Formulation
  2. Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI)
  3. Videotape Reconstruction
  4. Neurologist
  5. Projective Test
  1. a A physician who studies the nervous system, especially its structure, functions, and abnormalities.
  2. b A psychological assessment device employing a set of standard but vague stimuli on the assumption that unstructured material will allow unconscious motivations and fears to be uncovered. The Rorschach series of inkblots is an example.
  3. c A process in which a cognitive-behavioral therapist attempts to ascertain how the various problems experienced by a client are related in order to pick out target behaviors that will become the focus of therapy.
  4. d A technique for assessing a person's thoughts and feelings. It involves having the person recall his or her reactions while watching a videotape of a previous tim when they were engaged in a task.
  5. e A lengthy personality inventory by which individuals are diagnosed through their true-false replies to groups of statements indicating states such as anxiety, depression, masculinity-femininity, and paranoia.

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. The relationship between two halves of an assessment instrument that have been determined to be equivalent.
  2. A technique for measuring the structure (or, in the case of functional magnetic resonance imaging, the activity) of the living brain. The person is placed inside a large circular magnet that causes hydrogen atoms to move; the return of the atoms to their original positions when the current to the magnet is turned off is translated by a computer into pictures of brain tissue.
  3. Brain wave potentials that can be used for cognitive assessments. ERPs are evaluated when a person is asked to perform a cognitive task.
  4. A graphic recording of electrical activity of the brain, usually of the cerebral cortex, but sometimes of lower areas.
  5. The relationship between scores achieved by people when they complete two versions of a test that are judged to be equivalent.

5 True/False Questions

  1. ElectrocardiogramA physician who studies the nervous system, especially its structure, functions, and abnormalities.


  2. Psychological TestsStandardized procedures designed to measure a person's performance on a particular task or to assess his or her personality.


  3. Intelligence TestingA cognitive assessment technique that involves a person writing down his or her thoughts upon experiencing an event, such as taking a test or meeting a person.


  4. Test-Retest ReliabilityThe relationship between the judgements that at least two raters make independently about a phenomenon.


  5. ReliabilityThe extent to which a test, measurement, or classification system produces the same scientific observation each time it is applied.


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