ERIC Number: EJ363504
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1987
Reference Count: 0
Examiner Familiarity Effects on Test Performance: Implications for Training and Practice.
Topics in Early Childhood Special Education, v7 n3 p90-104 Fall 1987
The impact of examiner/examinee familiarity and rapport on psychological test performance is reviewed. Drawing upon research involving hundreds of young handicapped and nonhandicapped children, it was found that certain handicapped children obtain higher scores when tested by familiar examiners. Implications for practice, theory, and personnel preparation are discussed. (Author/JDD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Researchers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: For related documents, see EC 201 301-310.