← PSYO 343 - Chpt 4 Test
5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Construct Validity
- Thematic Apperception Test (TAT)
- Reactivity (of Behavior)
- a In behavioral assessment, a procedure whereby the individual observes and reports certain aspects of his or her behavior, thoughts, or emotions.
- b 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.
- c A psychologist concerned with the relationships among cognition, affect, and behavior on the one hand, and brain function on the other.
- d The phenomenon whereby behavior is changed by the very fact that it is being observed.
- e The extent to which scores of rating on an assessment instrument rated to other variables or behaviors according to some theory or hypothesis.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- A conversation between a clinician and a patient that is aimed at determining diagnosis, history, causes for problems, and possible treatment options.
- A graphic recording of electrical activity of the brain, usually of the cerebral cortex, but sometimes of lower areas.
- Psychological tests, such as the Luria-Nebraska, that can detect impairment in different parts of the brain.
- The notion that highly unstructured stimuli, as in the Rorschach inkblot test, are necessary to bypass defences in order to reveal unconscious motives and conflicts.
- The adjustment of the family system as a whole in terms of family environment and performance of assigned roles to family members.
5 True/False Questions
CT scan → Computerized axial tomography, a method of diagnosis in which X-rays are taken from different angles and then analyzed by computer to produce a representation of the part of the body in cross section; often used on the brain.
Reliability → The extent to which a test, measurement, or classification system produces the same scientific observation each time it is applied.
Thought Listing → 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.
Electrocardiogram → A recording of the electrical activity of the heart, made with an electrocardiograph.
Criterion Validity → The extent to which a measure adequately samples the domain of interest.