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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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Can drawing a duck define a person's hemispheric dominance?

What is the dominant hemisphere in the first place? I found the following definition (source: Medical Dictionary): [The] dominant hemisphere [is] [t]he left half of the brain in almost all right-...
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Is there a way to test brain activity/aptitude on a measurable scale in order to identify a suitable occupational aptitude?

According to the United States Armed Forces, it is possible. They do something similar to what you propose with the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery. However, according to the section "Test ...
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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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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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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.
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Raven Progressive Matrix: why's my chosen square wrong?

It is a very simple question. In 1, three vertical lines were occupying the top space in the diamond. In the lower half of the diamond, half the space was shaded and the other half was unshaded. In 2, ...
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How to statistically test whether parents and children share similar humor styles?

Assuming the data are dyadic (i.e., one child per parent), you would probably focus on correlating child scores with parent scores. Hopefully, you have a sense of how the child and parent scales ...
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To what extent does AFQT correlate with IQ?

An answer is found in an official memo, albeit from 1980, where the correlation of AFQT with WAIS (no version specified) was stated as 0.8 based on a Army "fact sheet" from 1965; the details of the ...
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How do psychologists ensure they are measuring innate intelligence and not just education?

I'm a research psychologist. I don't agree with some of the assertions by @AliceD above. A lot of the disagreement on this topic is about what we mean when we say intelligence, so it would be helpful ...
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Measuring improvement in 3D tasks

How do [I] design [a] test for measurement of [3D rotation] improvement? The way to start is to define what you wish to measure. What needs to be mentally rotated? Why does it need mental rotation?...
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Is there a standardised test for focus?

Eye tracking + Posner queuing seems to predict it decently well https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fnhum.2013.00205/full Numerous studies conducted within the recent decades have utilized ...
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Public domain scientific intelligence test available for use in research

ICAR: INTERNATIONAL COGNITIVE ABILITY RESOURCE This project is an attempt to develop a public-domain assessment tool for cognitive abilities. It is being developed by several leading researchers in ...
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Public domain scientific intelligence test available for use in research

Gf/Gc Quickie Test The Gf/Gc Quickie Test Battery (Stankov, 1997) is a one-on-one administered intelligence test. It is designed for teaching purposes, but has been used in research. The Gf/Gc ...
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Innate personality tests: do they exist? If not, why?

The only thing that presently qualifies for a "test of innate personality" is to sequence the subject's genome and look for genes (SNPs actually) with known relevance for personality. However, since ...
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Computer-based cognitive tests

A quick Google search reveals a list of computer-based cognitive testing software. Apparently, Cogstate computerized cognitive tests have been used in hundreds of clinical trials––guiding ...
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How to obtain adult norms for Raven's progressive matrices?

You would need to obtain a copy of the test manual. It includes norm tables for different groups. If you Google it you might be able to find out where to purchase a copy Equally, many psychology ...
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What is the difference between facets and factors?

Factors and facets In personality trait research, traits are often conceptualised hierarchically. There is also a broad consensus that a small number of broad traits (typically the Big 5, but others ...
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