He described his short encounter, saying: "I gave the child the regular mental test
for a child of the age of six months, and judging from her reaction to the tests I gave her, I decided she was below the average.
The older hypertension group also scored lower on the mental tests
The amendment further went on to require that the Labor Department and EEOC jointly conduct a study "to determine whether physical and mental tests
are valid measurements of the ability and competency of police officers and firefighters to perform the requirements of their jobs" and "which particular tests most effectively measure such ability and competency".
To support this idea, Dutton digs into research about what the psychopathic brain does--or doesn't do --when confronted with mental tests
and moral conundrums.
After 12 months, there seemed to be no difference between the groups in how well people scored on mental tests
, including memory, attention and speed.
Twenty-four adults undertook a series of mental tests
for an hour, before which they were given either a placebo, 500mg or 1,000mg of pure polyphenol resveratrol - a red wine extract.
Ian added: "There has been no decline in the mini mental tests
she has had to do, so it would appear the drug is working.
Hammond, 37, had to pass two hours of complicated mental tests
before he won back his licence.
But when the volunteers were tested again at 64 years old, smokers performed significantly worse in five mental tests
than either former smokers or those who had never smoked.
Most of these studies used a group of mental tests
to determine how well patients processed and understood information.
It is very painful for me, a recent Cal State graduate (magna cum laude) enthusiastically going into teaching as a midlife career change, to read Sowell's harsh words about teachers ``scoring lower on mental tests
than other college students.
Past research has shown that, as people age, their minds operate more slowly, typically resulting in poorer performance relative to younger adults in mental tests