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psychometric test

Any test used to quantify a particular aspect of a person's mental abilities or mindset–eg, aptitude, intelligence, mental abilities and personality. See IQ test, Personality testing, Psychological testing.

psychometric test

(sī″kō-mĕ′trĭk)
Any metric used to assess cognition, behavior, or other psychological variables.
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There is a risk that someone without the appropriate knowledge and experience may use psychometric tests as part of a selection process.
This study includes 150 patients with 100 people as proven cases of cirrhosis and 50 people as controls for the psychometric tests.
Working in a geographically and linguistically more isolated context, South African clinical psychometric test developers have had to deal with a challenging multicultural context and limited professional resources.
com, sought to understand from the region's professionals their level of knowledge about- and experience with- psychometric tests, and how important they consider them to be for professionals and organisations in the Middle East.
Psychometric tests have a strong appeal, by appearing to give precise answers to the complex and intriguing questions about individual personality, and by their implied ability to predict behaviour.
Companies using psychometric tests are not making enough use of the information gathered during recruitment to ensure employees are fulfilling their potential.
Instead candidates were required to sit a second, psychometric test -- and only these results were passed to the council.
Bryon, who specializes in psychometrics and training solutions, helps applicants to graduate and management trainee positions and senior management roles prepare for psychometric tests used in recruitment and assessment in the UK by providing about 500 practice questions in full-length and mini-tests related to personality, analysis of information, numerical reasoning, and data interpretation (expanded for this edition), with answers and score interpretation.
The bank especially said it would soon introduce a system that would guarantee that customers seeking to secure facilities from the bank pass through psychometric test to allow them to access loans without collateral.
Addressing those present at a Media Products Fair organized by the bank in Lagos, the Head Media & External Relations, First Bank of Nigeria, Babatunde Lasaki said the bank will offer funds for SMEs in the country, even without collaterals by conducting psychometric test on the interested customers.
The only hurdle left is that great unknown - the psychometric test.
He presents a text designed to stretch and exercise the minds of general readers, which can also be used as preparation for anyone facing an IQ or psychometric test as part of a recruitment procedure.