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Roy, Mandy; Dillo, Wolfgang; Bessling, Svenja; Emrich, Hinderk M.; Ohlmeier, Martin D. – Journal of Attention Disorders, 2009
Objective: Aspergers Syndrome can present as comorbid with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Very few cases of the assessment and treatment of this comorbidity in adulthood are described in the research literature. Method: A 26-year-old patient as suffering from ADHD in combination with Aspergers Syndrome is diagnosed. Treatment is…
Descriptors: Asperger Syndrome, Symptoms (Individual Disorders), Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Neurology
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Dennis, Alan R.; Bhagwatwar, Akshay; Minas, Randall K. – Journal of Information Systems Education, 2013
The importance of testing, especially certification and high-stakes testing, has increased substantially over the past decade. Building on the "serious gaming" literature and the psychology "priming" literature, we developed a computer game designed to improve test-taking performance using psychological priming. The game primed…
Descriptors: Computer Games, Student Motivation, Test Wiseness, Academic Achievement
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Payandeh Najafabadi, Amir T.; Najafabadi, Maryam Omidi; Farid-Rohani, Mohammad Reza – International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology, 2013
In Iran, high school graduates enter university after taking a very difficult entrance exam called the Konkoor. Therefore, only the top-performing students are admitted by universities to continue their bachelor's education in statistics. Surprisingly, statistically, most of such students fall into the following categories: (1) do not succeed in…
Descriptors: Structural Equation Models, Academic Achievement, Bayesian Statistics, Performance Factors
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Mahmood, Khalid; Iqbal, Muhammad Maqsood – Journal of Education and Practice, 2015
This study was studied that emotional and behavioural problems of young students who are directly related to their academic achievement and thus play a vital role in the development of young learners carrier. This study helped to fill a gap by conducting an exploration of psychological adjustment and academic achievement among adolescents. It also…
Descriptors: Emotional Adjustment, Academic Achievement, Computer Software, Statistical Analysis
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Evers, Arne; Sijtsma, Klaas; Lucassen, Wouter; Meijer, Rob R. – International Journal of Testing, 2010
This article describes the 2009 revision of the Dutch Rating System for Test Quality and presents the results of test ratings from almost 30 years. The rating system evaluates the quality of a test on seven criteria: theoretical basis, quality of the testing materials, comprehensiveness of the manual, norms, reliability, construct validity, and…
Descriptors: Rating Scales, Documentation, Educational Quality, Educational Testing
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Lee, Sora; Bolt, Daniel M. – Journal of Educational Measurement, 2018
Both the statistical and interpretational shortcomings of the three-parameter logistic (3PL) model in accommodating guessing effects on multiple-choice items are well documented. We consider the use of a residual heteroscedasticity (RH) model as an alternative, and compare its performance to the 3PL with real test data sets and through simulation…
Descriptors: Statistical Analysis, Models, Guessing (Tests), Multiple Choice Tests
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Elkington, Katherine S.; Bauermeister, Jose A.; Zimmerman, Marc A. – Journal of Youth and Adolescence, 2010
Psychological distress has been inconsistently associated with sexual risk behavior in youth, suggesting additional factors, such as substance use, may explain this relationship. The mediating or moderating role of substance use on the relationship between psychological distress and sexual risk behaviors was prospectively examined over the four…
Descriptors: Sexually Transmitted Diseases, Sexuality, Psychology, Urban Youth
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Gül, Özgür; Çaglayan, Hakan Salim – International Journal of Environmental and Science Education, 2017
This study was carried out to determine whether the drama course has any effect on the psychological well-being levels of the 4th grade students who study at the Department of Physical Education and Sports Teaching at the Faculty of Sport Sciences. The research group consists of 39 students studying at the 4th grade in the Department of Physical…
Descriptors: Drama, Well Being, Mental Health, Physical Education Teachers
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Yokus, Tuba – Educational Research and Reviews, 2015
This study aims to examine the relation between pre-service music teachers' psychological resilience and academic achievement levels and to determine what variables influence their psychological resilience levels. The study sample consisted of students enrolled in a music education program in the 2013-2014 academic year (N = 333). In respect with…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Music Teachers, Resilience (Psychology), Statistical Analysis
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Wechsler, Solange Muglia; de Cassia Nakano, Tatiana – International Journal of School & Educational Psychology, 2016
The history of cognitive assessment in Brazil is described through evolutionary movements or waves, when tests were just imported and translated from other countries, criticized, and later evaluated in laboratories on test construction founded at private and state universities. The presence of high standards for test use place Brazil at the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Children, Youth, Cognitive Measurement
Kuo, Tzu-Chun – ProQuest LLC, 2015
Item response theory (IRT) has gained an increasing popularity in large-scale educational and psychological testing situations because of its theoretical advantages over classical test theory. Unidimensional graded response models (GRMs) are useful when polytomous response items are designed to measure a unified latent trait. They are limited in…
Descriptors: Item Response Theory, Bayesian Statistics, Computation, Models
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Cizek, Gregory J.; Rosenberg, Sharyn L.; Koons, Heather H. – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 2008
This study investigates aspects of validity reflected in a large and diverse sample of published measures used in educational and psychological testing contexts. The current edition of "Mental Measurements Yearbook" served as the data source for this study. The validity aspects investigated included perspective on validity represented, number and…
Descriptors: Psychological Testing, Test Validity, Testing, Test Theory
Choi, Hee-sook; Benson, Nicholas F.; Shudak, Nicholas J. – Teacher Education Quarterly, 2016
The current study is an attempt to inform professionals, such as university trainers and field-based supervisors, as to the utility of professional dispositions assessment as a means of gauging teacher candidate success in their professional roles. According to the "Standards for Educational and Psychological Testing" (2014), test users…
Descriptors: Reliability, Validity, Teacher Education, Teacher Effectiveness
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Hood, S. Brian – Measurement: Interdisciplinary Research and Perspectives, 2012
Paul E. Newton argues in favor of a conception of validity, viz, "the consensus definition of validity," according to which the extension of the predicate "is valid" is a subset of "assessment-based decision-making procedure[s], which [are] underwritten by an argument that the assessment procedure can be used to measure the attribute entailed by…
Descriptors: Validity, Test Construction, Definitions, Psychological Testing
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Gardner, Rick M.; Brown, Dana L. – Learning and Individual Differences, 2013
The purpose of this study was to construct and evaluate a contemporary misconception test based on popular myths in psychology. Misconceptions in psychology are commonplace, strongly held, and can be problematic for teaching accurate information. This study examined several predictors of misconceptions in eleven psychological topic areas. We also…
Descriptors: Psychology, Misconceptions, Undergraduate Students, Measures (Individuals)
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