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psychological test

Etymology: Gk, psyche + logos, science; L, testum, crucible
any of a group of standardized tests designed to measure or ascertain such characteristics of an individual as intellectual capacity, motivation, perception, role behavior, values, level of anxiety or depression, coping mechanisms, and general personality integration. Compare achievement test, aptitude test, intelligence test, personality test.
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Psychological testing for bariatric surgery clearance is done in consultation with bariatric surgeons and medical professionals to ensure emotional readiness for this procedure.
Geisinger (Director of the Buros Center for Testing and Meierhenry Distinguished University Professor at the University of Nebraska Lincoln) is comprised of sixteen seminal research-based articles by experts in the psychological testing of Hispanics and Spanish speakers.
Contract notice: Psychological testing of personality characteristics.
The researchers used psychological testing and MRI scans to measure mental abilities and volume of brain regions in 65 healthy males with normal IQ between the age of 18 and 29, specifically chosen because they were not frequent video game players.
of Scranton) introduces psychology students and those in allied areas to the field of psychological testing, with an emphasis on active learning for the student and discussion of tests in their real-life, contemporary application.
Insurance plans' coverage of psychological testing is generally a bit tricky.
After several rounds of interviews, you make it onto the shortlist and the company wants you to undergo extensive physical and psychological testing.
Focusing on high school and college-age clientele, this business offers services in the areas of psychological testing, behavioral therapy and personal counseling.
IRELAND'S plummeting vocations are being blamed on potential priests and nuns being weeded out by tough psychological testing.
According to the pilots, psychological testing and background checks are unnecessary since pilots have been carefully checked by their airlines to be able to fly commercial jets.
Judges ordered Bouyeri to undergo psychological testing and said they would schedule a second pre-trial hearing within 90 days.
Some of our colleagues think of psychological testing as an area that is restricted to psychologists or forensic evaluators.