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  1. Electrocardiogram
  2. Event-Related Potential (ERP)
  3. Projective Test
  4. Alternate-Form Reliability
  5. Thought Listing
  1. a The relationship between scores achieved by people when they complete two versions of a test that are judged to be equivalent.
  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 Brain wave potentials that can be used for cognitive assessments. ERPs are evaluated when a person is asked to perform a cognitive task.
  4. d A recording of the electrical activity of the heart, made with an electrocardiograph.
  5. e 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.

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. The relationship between two halves of an assessment instrument that have been determined to be equivalent.
  2. 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. A form of self-observation involving collection of data in real time (eg. diaries) regarding thoughts, moods ,and stressors.
  4. The extent to which scores of rating on an assessment instrument rated to other variables or behaviors according to some theory or hypothesis.
  5. 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.

5 True/False Questions

  1. Test-Retest ReliabilityThe relationship between the scores that a person acheives when he or she takes the same test twice.

          

  2. Clinical InterviewAn 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.

          

  3. Neuropsychological TestsPsychological tests, such as the Luria-Nebraska, that can detect impairment in different parts of the brain.

          

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

          

  5. Behavioral ObservationA form of behavioral assessment that entails careful observation of a person's overt behavior in a particular situation.

          

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