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  1. Content Validity
  2. Standardization
  3. Alternate-Form Reliability
  4. Personality Inventory
  5. Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
  1. a A self-report questionnaire by which an examinee indicates whether statements assessing habitual tendencies apply to him or her.
  2. b The process of constructing an assessment procedure that has norms and meets the various psychometric criteria for validity and reliability.
  3. c The relationship between scores achieved by people when they complete two versions of a test that are judged to be equivalent.
  4. d The extent to which a measure adequately samples the domain of interest.
  5. e 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.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. An interview in which the questions are set out in a prescribed fashion for the interviewer; assists professionals in making diagnosis decisions based upon standardized criteria.
  2. In behavioral assessment, a procedure whereby the individual observes and reports certain aspects of his or her behavior, thoughts, or emotions.
  3. The relationship between the scores that a person acheives when he or she takes the same test twice.
  4. Psychological tests, such as the Luria-Nebraska, that can detect impairment in different parts of the brain.
  5. The extent to which scores of rating on an assessment instrument rated to other variables or behaviors according to some theory or hypothesis.

5 True/False questions

  1. Rorschach Inkblot TestStandardized procedures designed to measure a person's performance on a particular task or to assess his or her personality.

          

  2. PET scanA computer-generated picture of the living brain, created by analysis of radioactive particles from isotopes injected into the bloodstream.

          

  3. Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI)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.

          

  4. 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.

          

  5. Cognitive-Behavioral Case FormulationA 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.

          

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