mental testing


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Noun1.mental testing - any standardized procedure for measuring sensitivity or memory or intelligence or aptitude or personality etcmental testing - any standardized procedure for measuring sensitivity or memory or intelligence or aptitude or personality etc; "the test was standardized on a large sample of students"
mental measurement - a generic term used to cover any application of measurement techniques to the quantification of mental functions
intelligence test, IQ test - a psychometric test of intelligence; "they used to think that intelligence is what an intelligence test tests"
personality test - any test that is intended to assess personality
sub-test - one of a battery of related tests
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Here, she explores definitions of race and racism, human evolution and natural selection, racial inequality, racism in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, intelligence and mental testing, whiteness and privilege in the US, international perspectives on race, and racial reconstruction and the future of race relations in America.
Although copies of intelligence tests given to Carrie and Emma remain among Colony records, no evidence of formal mental testing of Vivian appears in the Colony files or in Estabrook's papers.
A new study that combines mental testing with brain imaging takes Spearman's side.