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Latest Psychological testing Stories

2012-02-14 10:17:35

Intelligence – what does it really mean?

2012-02-03 11:51:01

A new study is critical of the widespread use of computerized neuropsychological tests (CNT) in decisions regarding when athletes can return to play after suffering a concussion.

2011-12-06 23:45:29

Testing athletes for concussions may induce mental fatigue in subjects whether or not they have a head injury.

2011-10-04 11:55:54

Canadian scientists who specialize in learning, memory and language in children have found exciting evidence that pre-schoolers can improve their verbal intelligence after only 20 days of classroom instruction using interactive, music-based cognitive training cartoons.

2011-10-03 15:23:13

“Whether you think you can or think you can’t—you’re right,” said Henry Ford.

2011-09-27 17:31:12

Adolescents become smarter because they become mentally quicker.

2011-08-03 13:44:18

BC Children's Hospital and University of British Columbia (UBC) researchers have found that two existing screening tests are accurate in diagnosing development delays in children and could be incorporated in a busy family practice setting with relative ease.

2011-06-06 13:00:00

DOVER, N.H., June 6, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Measured Progress has entered into a partnership to provide the assessment research community free access to software tools that can be used to evaluate test item fairness and reliability.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.