← PSYO 343 - Chpt 4 Test
5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Electroencephalogram (EEG)
- Alternate-Form Reliability
- Videotape Reconstruction
- Event-Related Potential (ERP)
- Content Validity
- a 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.
- b A graphic recording of electrical activity of the brain, usually of the cerebral cortex, but sometimes of lower areas.
- c Brain wave potentials that can be used for cognitive assessments. ERPs are evaluated when a person is asked to perform a cognitive task.
- d The extent to which a measure adequately samples the domain of interest.
- e The relationship between scores achieved by people when they complete two versions of a test that are judged to be equivalent.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- The degree to which different items of an assessment are related to one another.
- The extent to which scores of rating on an assessment instrument rated to other variables or behaviors according to some theory or hypothesis.
- A recording of the minute electrical activity of the sweat glands on the skin, allowing the inference of an emotional state.
- 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.
- The degree to which assessment devices, such as intelligence tests, have content that is not representative and meaningful for individuals from various cultural backgrounds.
5 True/False Questions
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) → 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.
Intelligence Testing → A 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.
Reliability → The extent to which a test, measurement, or classification system produces the same scientific observation each time it is applied.
Rorschach Inkblot Test → A projective test in which the examinee is instructed to interpret a series of 10 inkblots reproduced on cards.
Psychological Tests → Psychological tests, such as the Luria-Nebraska, that can detect impairment in different parts of the brain.