PSYC 3140 Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: Thematic Apperception Test, David Wechsler, Standardized Test

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Abnormal psychology lecture 3: only the following text boxes for the test: Focus on discovery 4. 2: make sure to read table 4. 3. What are kinds of tests: psychopathology/personality test, projective techniques. Issues: these instruments are considered techniques not formal tests, require experienced examiner in order to interpret the findings: self-report questionnaires, mmpi. Mental age divided by chronological age multiplied by 100= iq: dr david wechsler: Born in romania, emigrated to nyc at age 6. Mentors: thorndike (aggregate of abilities, different kinds of abilities, verbal skills, visual-motor, god memory skills, etc. ) spearman (global capacity) Developed wechsler intelligence test non verbal and verbal abilities. His definition of intelligence: it"s both the aggregate or global capacity of the individual to act purposefully, to think rationally and to deal effectively with his or her environment . Wechsler"s intelligence testing looks at it as a continuum.

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