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5 Matching questions

  1. Psychological Tests
  2. Cultural Bias
  3. Electrodermal Responding
  4. Standardization
  5. Rorschach Inkblot Test
  1. a The process of constructing an assessment procedure that has norms and meets the various psychometric criteria for validity and reliability.
  2. b The degree to which assessment devices, such as intelligence tests, have content that is not representative and meaningful for individuals from various cultural backgrounds.
  3. c Standardized procedures designed to measure a person's performance on a particular task or to assess his or her personality.
  4. d A projective test in which the examinee is instructed to interpret a series of 10 inkblots reproduced on cards.
  5. e A recording of the minute electrical activity of the sweat glands on the skin, allowing the inference of an emotional state.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. The relationship between scores achieved by people when they complete two versions of a test that are judged to be equivalent.
  2. A physician who studies the nervous system, especially its structure, functions, and abnormalities.
  3. The adjustment of the family system as a whole in terms of family environment and performance of assigned roles to family members.
  4. A projective test consisting of a set of black-and-white pictures reproduced on cards, each depicting a potentially emotion-laden situation. The examinee, presented with the cards one at a time, is instructed to make up a story about each situation.
  5. A form of self-observation involving collection of data in real time (eg. diaries) regarding thoughts, moods ,and stressors.

5 True/False questions

  1. Projective TestThe notion that highly unstructured stimuli, as in the Rorschach inkblot test, are necessary to bypass defences in order to reveal unconscious motives and conflicts.


  2. Internal Consistency ReliabilityThe relationship between the judgements that at least two raters make independently about a phenomenon.


  3. Reactivity (of Behavior)The phenomenon whereby behavior is changed by the very fact that it is being observed.


  4. Personality InventoryA 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.


  5. PsychophysiologyA psychologist concerned with the relationships among cognition, affect, and behavior on the one hand, and brain function on the other.


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