Therefore, the British innovation of estimating 'premorbid' ability levels, by assessing the ability to read words that do not comply with normal phonological rules, stands as a major achievement in mental testing
(Nelson, 1982; O'Carroll, 1995).
Over a third of patients (111/287, 39%) scored less than 7/10 on mental testing
, indicating possible cognitive impairment.
Amalgamating the disease paradigm of syphilis and the metric paradigm undergirding mental testing
, psychiatrists constructed "psychopathy" as a disease-like entity that only psychiatrists could measure.
manufacturing; mental testing
in educational and eugenic selection; TV ratings, baseball stats, and the supreme authority of the Gross National Product--virtually everything except, until Komar & Melamid, the making of art.
section] the cost and time required to develop and administer validated job-related physical and mental testing
Jensen has helped provide us a solid platform, one well represented by his books Bias in Mental Testing
(1980) and The g Factor (1998), on which to erect a sociology of intelligence.
A recent random survey of 1,027 psychologists and educators involved in mental testing
found, however, that about half attributed racial IQ differences to both genes and environment.