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psychometrics

[¦sī·kə¦me·triks]
(psychology)
The mathematical and statistical treatment of psychological data.
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The Abu Dhabi University Knowledge Group surveyed over 100 organisations in the GCC on whether they use psychometric tests, and which ones they use.
In our study, we study the effectiveness of psychometric tests and critical flicker frequency test in detecting minimal hepatic encephalopathy earlier in patients with cirrhosis.
This article focuses on the question of how to enhance validity in clinical cross-cultural psychometric test development, and explores a possible solution based on systems theory by building on the work of Kitayama.
When asked why people might not undergo a psychometric test, more than a quarter of respondents, 28 per cent, said that it was because they are not yet popular with the region's organisations; 17 per cent said that it was because of a lack of understanding as to what it entails; 12 per cent said it was because they thought these tests are unreliable; seven per cent said it was because professionals would discover unpleasant traits about themselves; and five per cent said it was because of the high cost.
The MHE-negative and control groups did not differ significantly on psychometric test results or number of collisions or improper turns on the driving simulator.
A psychometric test will follow on June 29th and 30th to determine those who will go through personal interviews with a committee comprised of Forum board members and human resources specialists.
What would a psychometric test look like that would measure this kind of talent?
A psychometric test is usually but not always in the form of a questionnaire, normally administered on paper, but increasingly by electronic media.
It was pointed out that as many as 30,182 candidates appeared for physical test and 6,018 candidates (for Commandos-5903, Lady Commandos-62, Driver Constables-53) declared qualified; 5745 candidates appeared for written test by NTS and 1,716 (for Commandos-1682, Lady Commandos-23 and Driver Constables-11) declared qualified; 1569 candidates appeared for Psychometric Test by NTS and 820 candidates (for Commandos-790, Lady Commandos-22, Driver Constables-08) declared qualified; 776 candidates appeared for Advanced Physical and Psychological Tests by SSU and 547 candidates (for 524-Commandos, 18-Lady Commandos and 5-Driver Constables) declared qualified for interviews.
By coincidence I was watching breakfast television on Monday when the esteemed Sir Robert Winston mentioned an online psychometric test that has been devised for the programme Child of Our Time.
Mr Kerevan joins NDK from leading psychometric test publisher SHL where he worked with QVC, Pilkington, British Nuclear Fuels and Princes.
Giving evidence about results from a psychometric test carried out on Lumsden in Manchester's Strangeways Prison on January 12 this year, Dr Scholey told the court that the lawyer had "schizoid" personality traits.