Latest Psychometrics Stories

2012-04-25 12:12:42

New research on 'output interference' is published in Psychological Science Students of all ages could improve their test scores if the category of information changed abruptly midway through the test, according to a new study on memory by researchers from Syracuse University, the University of South Florida, and Indiana University. The study was recently published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science. The study was conducted by Amy Criss,...

2012-04-23 23:00:36

PracticeQuiz.com adds a EMT-Basic test to its bank of quality free test prep questions. Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) April 23, 2012 PracticeQuiz.com, a site that provides high quality free practice exams has recently added a free practice test for the EMT-B to its website. The questions will be especially helpful for anyone trying to pass the NREMT exam to achieve their state EMT license. Unlike other free test prep sites, PracticeQuiz.com provides significant quantities of exam practice...

2012-04-12 23:01:04

Test Prep Authority, a free, online SAT and ACT resource center, had just added free SAT and ACT score generators to their site. These generators draw scores from a database of every major college and university in the US, letting students know what scores they need for admission, and what they have to do to reach those scores in time for their tests. New York, New York (PRWEB) April 12, 2012 As competition for college admission becomes more heated, students need ever-higher SAT and ACT...

2012-04-03 09:26:24

The Application is called BootstRatio and employs resampling techniques The journal Computers in Biology and Medicine has published an article on the new IT application BootstRatio, created by IDIBELL researchers. The application allows online statistical analysis of data from gene expression. It is accessible through http://regstattools.net/br and any scientist is already to use it. Researchers at the Human Molecular Genetics group at IDIBELL, led by Dr. Virginia Nunes, had a problem...

2012-04-03 08:48:59

Impact seems to be most damaging during first 2 years of life Early life emotional trauma may stunt intellectual development, indicates the first long term study of its kind, published online in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health. The impact seems to be the most damaging during the first two years of a child's life, the findings suggest. The US researchers tracked the development of 206 children from birth to the age of eight years, who were taking part in the Minnesota...

2012-03-30 07:52:00

Intelligence wins out over socio-economic status when it comes to career advancement, TAU research proves Conventional wisdom tells us that in the business world, "you are who you know" – your social background and professional networks outweigh talent when it comes to career success. But according to a Tel Aviv University researcher, making the right connection only gets your foot in the door. Your future success is entirely up to you, says Prof. Yoav Ganzach of TAU's Recanati...

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