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word association test

n. Psychology
A test for assessing personality traits and conflicts, in which the subject responds to a given word with the first word that comes to mind or with a predetermined type of word, such as an antonym.

word association test

word association test

Psychology A test used to ID disorders of thought processes, based on a person's response to a stimulus word, which may be either as a free association or examiner-controlled association. See Free association, Psychological testing.
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Another articles compared different indirect methods: the Word Association Test, the IAT, the EAST, the AMP and the APP They found that although all of them predicted alcohol use, the Word Association Test and the AMP predicts alcohol use better than the others (Payne, Govorun & Arbuckle, 2008).
The possibility of a grandmother introject was also indicated in the Word Association Test.
Currently, no research exists that has studied undergraduate biology students' images of science and the scientist from Turkey using a free word association test.
The Table 3 shows the mean scores of younger and older adults on the Controlled Oral Word Association Test (COWAT) total scores and errors.
These were later expanded (Ivnik, Malec, Smith, Tangalos, & Petersen, 1996) to include norms for the Controlled Oral Word Association Test (COWAT) letter fluency and the Token Test of the Multilingual Aphasia Examination (Benton & Hamsher, 1978), the Boston Naming Test (BNT; Kaplan, Goodglass, & Weintraub, 1978), the Reading subtest of the Wide Range Achievement Test - Revised (WRAT-R; Jastak & Wilkinson, 1984), the American version of the National Adult Reading Test (AMNART; Grober & Sliwinski, 1991), the Stroop Colour and Word Test (Golden, 1978), the Trail Making Test (TMT; Spreen & Strauss, 1991), and the Judgement of Line Orientation Test (JLO; Benton, Hamsher, Varney, & Spreen, 1993).
In any word association test DuWei will be for ever synonymous with the day his Celtic debut turned to disaster.
For this word association test, about 20 participants were selected from multicultural contexts, like the US, Middle or South America, Europe, Africa, China (Mainland), China (Hong Kong and Taiwan), and other Asian countries, such as India, Nepal and Japan.
Tests of executive function included the Controlled Oral Word Association Test, the Wisconsin Card Sorting Test, and the similarities, digit span, and arithmetic subtests of the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale-Revised.
CELTIC'S season comes across like a word association test when you listen to Gordon Strachan.
If there was a sporting word association test then Viewpark would be synonymous with only one man, Jimmy Johnstone.
The Archbishop of Canterbury on advent calendars: "I suppose if you did one of those word association tests on 'Advent', the other word you'd come up with straight away would be 'calendar'.