mental measurement

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Noun1.mental measurement - a generic term used to cover any application of measurement techniques to the quantification of mental functions
measurement, measuring, mensuration, measure - the act or process of assigning numbers to phenomena according to a rule; "the measurements were carefully done"; "his mental measurings proved remarkably accurate"
mental test, mental testing, psychometric test, test - 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"
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Lincoln, NE: University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Buros Institute of Mental Measurement.
In recent years, challenges to this idea have arisen, but the primary pressure for the consideration of cultural context in mental measurement has come through the courts rather than through the academy or the testing profession.
78) They boasted that such studies distinguished the professional placement process as superior to the many adoptions arranged independently and without benefit of mental measurement.
Visit the library and peruse The Mental Measurement Yearbook, a compendium of screening tools, tests, and their reviews, updated annually.
All mental measurement will also have to be based on it (Fechner, 1887, p.
He also pointed out that they have been published in the Mental Measurement Yearbook, and recently two psychologists in California used the test for their graduate theses and tested thousands of people randomly across the country.
7-9 in San Diego, is themed Librarians: 21st Century Information Partners; topics will include mental measurement tools, online virtual reference, cited reference searching, new trends in bibliotherapy, new advances in the treatment of anxiety and depression, and the future of librarianship.
Intellectual development was assessed using the Stutsman Mental Measurement of Preschool Children (2-6 years), the Wechsler Preschool and Primary Scale of Intelligence (WPPSI 4-6 years) and the revised Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children (WISC-r-6-17 years).
SUNY Old Westbury has received pricing from WALDO (Westchester Academic Library Directors Organization) for database subscriptions from the following database providers: Ebsco, ProQuest, Mergent, American Psychological Association, Alexander Street Press, CountryWatch, CQ Press, MLA Bibliography, Credo, LexisNexis Academic, Oxford University Press, Mental Measurements Yearbook with Tests in Print, America: History & Life/Historical Abstracts, and Kraus Curriculum Development Library.
Both EBSCO and Ovid (but not APA or ProQuest) offer the option to subscribe to and include Mental Measurements Yearbook (MMY) with Tests in Print (TIP), each of which is a well-known source of commercial test reviews with a long print history.