Definition of Mental testing

1. Noun. Any standardized procedure for measuring sensitivity or memory or intelligence or aptitude or personality etc. "The test was standardized on a large sample of students"

Exact synonyms: Mental Test, Psychometric Test, Test
Generic synonyms: Mental Measurement
Specialized synonyms: Intelligence Test, Iq Test, Personality Test, Sub-test
Derivative terms: Test, Test, Test

Lexicographical Neighbors of Mental Testing

mental rejection
mental representation
mental reservation
mental retardation
mental scotoma
mental soundness
mental spine
mental state
mental states
mental status schedule
mental strain
mental symphysis
mental synthesis
mental telepathist
mental test
mental testing (current term)
mental tubercle
mental unsoundness

Literary usage of Mental testing

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Standard Method of Testing Juvenile Mentality by the Binet-Simon Scale and by Norbert John Melville (1920)
"The author sees these points clearly and we welcome his endeavor to stimulate a broad-minded view of mental testing in his students and readers. ..."

2. Manual of Mental and Physical Tests: In Two Parts : a Book of Directions by Guy Montrose Whipple (1914)
"Deficiency and Delinquency; An Interpretation of mental testing. No. 22. Influence of Age and Experience on Correlations Concerned with mental testing. No. ..."

3. The Social Welfare Forum: Official Proceedings ... Annual Forum by National Conference on Social Welfare, American Social Science Association, Conference of Charities (U.S., Conference of Charities (U.S.), National Conference of Social Work (U.S. (1920)
"If the psychology of tomorrow were to be limited to the field of mental testing for its only practical interest, then psychology might well be wiped out and ..."

4. Annual Conference on Educational Measurements: Proceedings by Indiana University Extension Division (1914)
"... so that the future development of mental testing in the realm of clinical work w-ill find the physician sympathetic and encouraging and the psychologist ..."

5. The Journal of Educational Research by American Educational Research Association (1922)
"In the interests of uniformity and accuracy I planned to do all the mental testing myself, and even with group tests this would be a considerable task in a ..."

6. Education by Project Innovation (Organization) (1920)
"That overshadowed all previous achievement, and put mental testing in the limelight. In view of the great practical value of its results in that instance, ..."

7. Journal of Applied Psychology by American Psychological Association, American Association for Applied Psychology (1918)
"The culminating course of the schedule is the one in mental testing. Like the one in Experimental Psychology, this is a laboratory course, and is given in ..."

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