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Johnson, Wendy; Deary, Ian J.; Bouchard, Thomas J., Jr. – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 2018
Most study samples show less variability in key variables than do their source populations due most often to indirect selection into study participation associated with a wide range of personal and circumstantial characteristics. Formulas exist to correct the distortions of population-level correlations created. Formula accuracy has been tested…
Descriptors: Correlation, Sampling, Statistical Distributions, Accuracy
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Wang, Chun – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 2013
Cognitive diagnostic computerized adaptive testing (CD-CAT) purports to combine the strengths of both CAT and cognitive diagnosis. Cognitive diagnosis models aim at classifying examinees into the correct mastery profile group so as to pinpoint the strengths and weakness of each examinee whereas CAT algorithms choose items to determine those…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Testing, Adaptive Testing, Cognitive Tests, Diagnostic Tests
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Yonker, Robert J. – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 1987
Criterion-related validity of the 126-item cognitive test used in the High School and Beyond study was examined. Sophomore and senior year cognitive test results correlated highly with senior year college entrance examinations for all subtests except civics, and moderately well with senior year grades and class rank. (Author/GDC)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Cognitive Tests, College Entrance Examinations, Correlation
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Payne, David A.; Evans, K. Ann – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 1985
Self-report subscale scores from the Herrmann Brain Dominance Survey and Torrance and Reynolds' Your Style of Learning and Thinking were correlated with the College Board Scholastic Aptitude Test Scores and with the grade point averages of 40 junior female occupational therapy students. (Author/LMO)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Cognitive Tests, Correlation, Higher Education
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Ignatz, Milton – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 1982
Selected structure-of-intellect factor measures were compared with subtests of the Florida State-Wide Twelfth Grade Test in predicting physics achievement. Multiple correlation coefficients were approximately the same when both sets were used together to predict physics achievement. (Author/PN)
Descriptors: Ability Identification, Academic Achievement, Achievement Tests, Cognitive Tests
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Martin, John D.; And Others – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 1981
The California Psychological Inventory (CPI), the Slosson Intelligence Test (SIT), and the Shipley-Institute of Living Scale (SILS) were administered to undergraduates. The Intellectual Efficiency scale scores were correlated .52 with the SIT scores and .39 with the SILS scores. The SIT and SILS were correlated .49. (Author/GK)
Descriptors: Cognitive Ability, Cognitive Tests, College Students, Correlation
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Martin, John D.; And Others – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 1979
The Shipley-Institute of Living Scale (SILS) was used as a criterion to evaluate the Quick Word Test (QWT) and the Wide Range Vocabulary Test Form B (WRVT-B). Testing 50 college students, the correlations were .68 with QWT, .73 with WRVT-B, and .81 between those two tests. (CTM)
Descriptors: Cognitive Tests, Correlation, Higher Education, Screening Tests
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Rice, Treva; And Others – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 1986
A battery of nine cognitive abilities tests to assess verbal, spatial, perceptual speed, and memory abilities in children at age four was constructed and administered to a sample of 267 children in the Colorado Adoption Project. Exploratory and confirmatory factor analyses revealed four correlated factors that adequately describe the covariation…
Descriptors: Cognitive Ability, Cognitive Measurement, Cognitive Tests, Correlation
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Hakstian, A. Ralph; And Others – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 1987
Cognitive ability tests, personality inventories, and administrative- skills measures were administered to 238 telephone company employees. A small number of interpretively and predictively useful molar personal/motivational scales were derived using factor analysis. Some measures from each of the domains of the assessment battery were found to be…
Descriptors: Adults, Business Administration, Cognitive Tests, Correlation
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Henry, Paul; Bardo, Harold R. – Educational and Psychological Measurement, 1987
This study examined the predictive validity of the Developing Cognitive Abilities Test (DCAT), a test similar in form to traditional intelligence tests but developed along a format that included both a cognitive taxonomy and content areas. Students in fourth through twelfth grades were administered the DCAT and the Achievement Series Test.…
Descriptors: Cognitive Ability, Cognitive Tests, Correlation, Elementary Secondary Education