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The similarity of individuals with high test anxiety (HA) and low test anxiety (LA) in manifesting similar overt behavior is associated with the nature of the dynamics. HA stress Ss have difficulty with external problems due to anxiety. LA nonstress Ss lack motivation in dealing with external...
(see ^W34:^n 4059) The 2 questions proffered lead to a discussion on the use of the Index of Adjustment and Values, and the Cowen and Tongas statistical method.
Examiner-subject interaction influenced the administration and scoring of 3 subtests (Information, Comprehension, and Similarities) of the W-B II. A response given by a warm S received more credit than a similar response given by a cold S. "Objective" judgment was affected in scoring. Examiners...
The 40-item Cattell and 39-item Edwards SD scales were administered to male and female students. All scores obtained except Difference score (DS), seem to measure "social desirability." Covert Anxiety score is not a useful measure of "anxiety."
The W-B and Rorschach predict outcome of long-term intensive psychotherapy with a validity of about .50. The tests together do not improve prediction. Prognosis cannot be made on the basis of good test performance. Tests were unable to predict social adjustment for those patients doing well on...
(see ^W33:^n 1330) The Taulbee and Sisson profile method is questioned. There is doubt that it differentiates between schizophrenics and neurotics. The technique does not represent a good diagnostic measure when applied to a variety of cases.
No relationship was indicated between the Personal Preference Schedule (PPS) and the sociometric measure, or TAT-fantasy test. Significant correlation was obtained between the TAT-fantasy test of n Achievement and the sociometric measure. In the college population, the fantasy test is more...
M production between organics and other diagnoses showed no significant difference in adult populations. The adolescent populations diagnosed as chronic brain syndrome, schizophrenia, and personality and emotional disorders had higher IQs with more M. M and IQ relationship seems consistent in...
The Picture Completion subtest and the Vocabulary subtest (group) were given to an equal number of student nurses in St. Louis, Missouri and in Hawaii. The mainland group obtained higher scores than the Hawaii group. Order of presentation is somewhat more appropriate for the mainland group....
5 oblique primary factors were found consistently in the age groups studied. Contrary to belief, children exhibit a lesser degree of generality of intellectual functioning than adults. Verbal and Full Scale IQs measure general intellectual ability. Interpretations based on single subtest scores...
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