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Test critique | Psychology homework help


For this assignment, please find a test or assessment (aptitude, IQ, psychological, personality, achievement, vocational, academic, etc.) . You can choose from the list provided or you can choose one on your own. 

Create a 2-page paper that is grammatically correct and typed using APA style and answer the following questions in paragraph form. Also, please create a 2 -slide PowerPoint presentation summarizing the main points of your paper .

  • Description of the test ( what it is , when and who discovered it , brief history)
  • Administration and Directions ( how is the test given? What are the instructions ? how much time is needed to complete it ?
  • Purpose and Nature of the Test? What is it for ? 
  • What does it Measure or Predict?
  • What is the test’s target Population? Men? Women? Children? Ages? 
  • Would you use the test and for what purpose(s)?
  • What do you consider to be the characteristics of a “good” test and a “bad” test?
  • Does the test measure what it is intended to measure (construct validity )
  • Describe a test experience you personally had that stands for some reason? Why does it stand out?

**If your test was used as part of an interview process, you may consider the following questions:

  1. Why were you interviewed?
  2. How would you characterize the interviewer who interviewed you?
  3. What are the characteristics of a good interviewer?
  4. What are the characteristics of a good interview?
  5. What types of questions were covered ?
  6. Do you think these questions reflect your ability or skills ?

**For more routine test situations, such as academic achievement tests in school, you may consider the following questions:

  1. How did you prepare for tests?
  2. How did you feel during and after the test?
  3. Analyze the factors that may contribute to the feelings you listed.
  4. Do you think these questions reflect your ability or skills ?
  5. What is your opinion of this test ?

Sample tests to choose from or you can choose one on your own:

Beck depression inventory

Hamilton Depression Inventory

Beck Anxiety Inventory

Beck Scale for Suicidal Ideation 

Posttraumatic Stress Diagnostic Scale

Problem Behavior Inventory 

Stanford -Binet Intelligence Scales

Sternberg Triarchic Abilities test

Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale

Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children

Apgar Test of Newborns

DNA test

Pearson’s r

Big Five Personality Traits

Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory ( MMPI)

Myers-Briggs Type Indicator

Rorschach inkblot test

16 personality Factor Questionnaire

Thematic Apperception Test 

Graduate Record Exam ( GRE)

SAT college entrance test

TOEFL (test of English as a foreign language )  

Adaptive Behavior Scale 

ADHD Rating Scale

Alzheimer’s Quick Test 

Asperger’ Syndrome Diagnostic Scales 

Autism Diagnostic Interview 

Dyslexia Screening Instrument 

Eating Inventory

Suicidal Ideation Questionnaire

Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children (WISC‐IV) 

Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale – IV (WAIS‐IV) 

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