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### Why might a person get widely varying scores on different online IQ tests?

Firmin et al. (2008) tested the validity of a handful of online IQ tests by having college students complete IQ tests at three different websites and also complete a validated lab measure, the ...
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### How valid is Lumosity's Brain Performance Index and what normative information is available?

Because it has been a few years since Jeromy's original answer, and because I just read a very apt article, I will venture an update on the state of the field with respect to the BPI's validity. ...
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### Is there an accurate online IQ test for measuring 160+ IQs?

To add to the existing answers (of which @what's gets special mention), an issue I don't think has really been addressed is the statistical reason for it being so difficult to measure extremely high ...
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### Is there an open-source / free official Myers-Briggs assessment I can adopt?

The Open Extended Jungian Type Scales is a open source alternative to the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator. The Open Extended Jungian Type Scales was developed to be an open source alternative to the ...

### Is there a test that measures gender dysphoria?

Short answer Yes. Background A cursory Google Scholar search with the key terms Gender Dysphoria Questionnaire brought up The Gender Identity/Gender Dysphoria Questionnaire for Adolescents and ...
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### How do psychologists ensure they are measuring innate intelligence and not just education?

Short answer Any intelligence test will be designed for a certain target population. That target population's score is set at an index of 100 for the standard IQ test. The same test applied to people ...
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### Can a person be brilliant even though slow at resolving problems?

An otherwise 'brilliant' person can be slow at solving certain problems, yes. And no, cognitive performance is not the same thing as running a marathon. A marathon measures your ability to reach a ...
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### DISC correlation with Big Five personality

According to Jones and Hartley (2013), it's a test seldom mentioned in textbooks, but "used extensively in industry", more precisely in business organizations. Thee same paper also provides cross-...
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### How to answer questions that don't seem to be possible to be answered on a Strongly disagree - Strongly agree scale and what's their point?

Really good question - I've had this exact conversation with a student. It's important to understand that mature scales are validated: In the fields of psychological testing and educational ...
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### Free online intelligence test with norm table, high reliability, and must be printable?

I just found out about ICAR. The International Cognitive Ability Resource is a public-domain assessment tool which aims to encourage the broader assessment of cognitive abilities in psychology ...
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### Why do men have greater variance than women in mental test scores?

I've heard two theories related to genetics. Mental traits are massively polygenic (many genes with tiny effects). Men (XY) do not have a duplicate X chromosome like women (XX), which means that ...
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### Can a person be brilliant even though slow at resolving problems?

Even though this is an old post, I'll post what I found online. I found the accepted answer to be missing something. For me, the definition of intelligence includes (even) more than either processing ...
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### Significance of 4 stimulus cards in the Wisconsin Card Sorting Test?

I cannot tell you why they chose four cards, but I do know that it is perfectly fine to use three, (e.g. Niv and colleagues, 2015). To give you more info on why the WCST is used in the study by Niv. ...
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### Standardised test to measure workplace stress

Although it is not exactly stress, there are many self-rating scales for workload. The most popular one is the NASA-Task Load Index (NASA-TLX; Hart & Staveland, 1988; see also here). The NASA-TLX ...

### Can a shorter IQ test be devised that provides a more approximate measure of IQ?

Yes, what you say is entirely possible. If precision is not as much of an issue, it is possible to devise a test (of anything, not just a test of IQ) which would return a score of, say, 115 plus or ...
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### What is the Golden Standard of Testing Fluid Intelligence?

You'll find an answer here: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fluid_and_crystallized_intelligence#Measurement_of_fluid_intelligence As it mentions, Raven's Progressive Matrix is a popular option that ...
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### What are the standard mental health tests that are available online?

There's no "standard" on-line test for mood disorders. The only standard one is [semi-]structured evaluation (e.g. SCID-5) by a mental health professional. With that disclaimer aside, there are some ...
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### What projective tests are available for a child and family assessment?

Many projective tests explore family relationships, however it is frankly difficult to find projective tests exclusively focused on family relationships, can be proved: The Family Drawing Test (the ...
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### Does knowledge of tests like Iowa Gambling and Wisconsin Card-Sorting task enable a person to fake the test?

Yes, knowing they are under an Iowa (or Wisconsin) test will change their behavior---and most likely create all sorts of biases in the results. And you're probably right; time constraints will most ...
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### Are there any reliable type descriptions for Big Five personality traits?

A few thoughts: MBTI has four dimensions, whereas the Big Five has five dimensions. Thus, when you set a high-low split on MBTI you get $2^4=16$ types. If you were to apply the same idea to the Big 5,...
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### How to measure precision in classical test theory framework?

'Precision' in classical test theory Most accounts of classical test theory do not have a notion of precision as such, but occasionally, reliability may be called precision instead. The relationship ...
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### Do different methods of testing memory for character sequences result in different brain activation?

Yes, they do, but not all of these are different methods for testing memory. Because of the way you've set up the stimulus presentation here, these are effectively all serial verbal working memory ...
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### What is the state of the art in computerised coding of Thematic Apperception Tests (TATs)?

The state of the art in computer-scored Thematic Apperception Tests (TAT) as of 2015 appears to be that computer-scored TATs do not exist. There does not appear to be any relevant results on Google ...
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### Is there an accurate online IQ test for measuring 160+ IQs?

Have a look at the different High IQ societies here: http://rationalwiki.org/wiki/High_IQ_society The best societies to look at for 160+ are: eximia high IQ society Mega Society GenerIQ Society Giga ...
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### Why would I be asked to count backwards by 3, from 100 in a psychological test?

Why would I be asked to count backwards by 3, from 100 in a psychological test? This is to test your cognitive reasoning abilities, particularly your ability to concentrate and recall serial ...
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### Are there any cognitive tests, or test suites, available on the Android?

The N-back task is a typical test for cognitive capabilities. There are many version of it in the Google play store. You could try a few of them and see which suits your needs best.

### Are there personality tests out there with questions based on scenarios?

The Kolbe tests have questions like "If I believed something important could be made to help humanity I would:" with a set of 4 responses where you choose one as most likely and one as least likely. ...
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