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in psychology, the general mental ability involved in calculating, reasoning, perceiving relationships and analogies, learning quickly, storing and retrieving information, using language fluently, classifying, generalizing, and adjusting to new situations.
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any of a variety of testing procedures for measuring psychological traits and behavior, or for studying some specialized aspect of ability. Several forms of testing have arisen from the need to understand personality and its relationship to psychological
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ECG signal recording was performed in the following situations: baseline (S1), Stroop color/word test (S2), post-stress recovery (S3), mental test (S4), recovery (S5), auditory stimulus (S6), recovery (S7).
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To test Jackson's powers of concentration, he was given a series of mental tests before and after jumping from an aircraft two-and-a-half miles up in the sky.