Q-sort


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Q-sort

n
(Statistics) a psychological test requiring subjects to sort items relative to one another along a dimension such as "agree"/"disagree" for analysis by Q-methodological statistics
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Fathers' sensitivity and perceptions of their role were assessed using Q-sort methodology.
Using narrative story-stem tasks with resulting narratives analyzed via a modified version of the Attachment Story Completion Task Q-Sort, the authors sought to determine the extent to which 97 Mexican-heritage children in an urban area in the western United States portrayed similar representations of the child-mother and child-teacher attachment relationships, and determine how teachers' perceptions of their relationships with these children related to the child's representation of the attachment relationship.
Most studies looking at attachment have used either the Strange Situation or the Attachment Q-Sort (AQS) assessments to categorize the attachment status of children into secure or insecure classifications.
The q-sort in character appraisal; encoding subjective impressions of persons quantitatively.
Participants completed three measures; a student demographic questionnaire, the NEO Five-Factor Inventory, and the Teacher Beliefs Q-sort (TBQ).
Qualitative data were collected by Q-sort interviews of the parents (at the end of the week in conjunction with final pick up of activity monitors) and culminating standardized open-ended interviews with the children with visual impairments who participated in the study (Patton).
The Shedler-Westen Assessment Procedure 200-item Q-sort for Adolescents (SWAP-200-A) to be released by early next spring, may provide a more clinically useful and accurate diagnosis than the standard DSM-IV Axis II assessment, said Drew Westen, Ph.
Pilot Panel review was accomplished using a Q-sort technique.
The second phase (consisting of four groups) focused on possible names for the traditional FFS product, using a Q-sort methodology.
But his further analysis using Q-sort technique reveals that the problem is not the logic of bureaucrats, but rather their differing interpretations of democracy itself.
Second, subjects were directed to begin DSMAC on the computer in front of them, which began by asking them first to perform a Q-sort of the 25 camera features, then to assign weights to each on a scale having a range of 1-100, with 100 being the most important.
Although Stephenson's Q-sort is well known to psychologists, his more elaborate Q-methodology is not.