Citations with the tag: DIFFERENTIAL Aptitude Tests

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  • The Differential Aptitude Test (Language Usage and Spelling): A clinical study of computerized form.
    French, Christopher C.; Beaumont, J. Graham // Current Psychology; Spring/Summer91, Vol. 10 Issue 1/2, p31 

    Reports on the results of tests on subjects on standard and computerized versions of the Differential Aptitude Tests (DAT) for Language Usage and Spelling. DAT language usage; DAT spelling; Lowers scores obtained in the standard form of DAT; Disappointing scores in the DAT spelling test.

  • Differential aptitude tests (DAT).
    Wang, Lin // Measurement & Evaluation in Counseling & Development (American C; Oct95, Vol. 28 Issue 3, p168 

    Describes the contents of the fifth edition of the Differential Aptitude Tests, a multiple aptitude battery designed to measure Grades 7-12 students' and some adults' ability to learn or to succeed in certain areas. Applications of the test; Norms; New items; Reliability and validity; Summary...

  • Visuospatial abilities in cerebellar disorders.
    Molinari M; Petrosini L; Misciagna S; Leggio M G // Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery & Psychiatry; Feb2004, Vol. 75 Issue 2, p235 

    BACKGROUND: Cerebellar involvement in spatial data management has been suggested on experimental and clinical grounds. OBJECTIVE: To attempt a specific analysis of visuospatial abilities in a group of subjects with focal or atrophic cerebellar damage. METHODS: Visuospatial performance was tested...

  • Exploring the Reliability and Validity of the DAT-K in Grade 11 Learners in a Historically Disadvantaged School in Johannesburg, South Africa.
    Laher, Sumaya; Mokone, M. // Journal of Psychology in Africa; 2008, Vol. 18 Issue 2, p249 

    This study explored the reliability and validity of the Differential Aptitude Test - Form K (DAT-K) in a sample of 75 learners (mean age = 17.1 years, SD = 1.13) from a previously disadvantaged school in Johannesburg. Adequate reliability coefficients were obtained but coefficients were higher...

  • Testing the Test: Review of the Differential Aptitude Tests.
    Findley, Warren G.; Merwin, Jack C. // Personnel & Guidance Journal; Dec64, Vol. 43 Issue 4, p396 

    For the school system considering the use of a test battery covering a variety of aptitudes, the Differential Aptitude Test battery provides a series of relatively independent tests which are easily administered and simple to score (particularly the 1963 edition). An abundance of material has...

  • Further Relationships with the TALENT Battery.
    Cooley, William W. // Personnel & Guidance Journal; Nov65, Vol. 44 Issue 3, p295 

    The paper focuses on the article "Talent Tests As a National Standard." The article summarized the importance of the Project TALENT battery in establishing national norms and, because of the longitudinal aspects of Project TALENT, the potential predictive validity studies which are built into...

  • Selecting Predictors for Maximizing the Classification Efficiency of a Battery.
    Scholarios, Dora M.; Johnson, Cecil D.; Zeidner, Joseph // Journal of Applied Psychology; Jun94, Vol. 79 Issue 3, p412 

    A simulation approach, relying on synthetic predictor scores and predicted performance criterion scores for multiple jobs, was used to determine the effect that variables in a personnel classification system have on classification efficiency. Classification efficiency was measured as mean...

  • BLINDED BY SCIENCE.
    Maddox, Bruno // Discover; May2007, Vol. 28 Issue 5, p54 

    The article discusses the work of the Johnson O'Connor Research Foundation, and the author's experience of taking two days of aptitude tests. The author believes that college degrees, and hence SAT tests, have become so common as no longer to make a difference in the job market. He notes that...

  • Validation of the Differential Aptitude Tests For Auto Mechanics and Machine Shop Students.
    Doppelt, Jerome E.; Seashore, Harold G.; Odgers, John G. // Personnel & Guidance Journal; May1959, Vol. 37 Issue 9, p648 

    The article highlights a study that evaluates the relationship between score on the Differential Aptitude Test (DAT) and ratings of students in vocational courses. Seven Ohio schools participated in the study, which included students in two-year Machine Shop and Auto Mechanics courses. The...

  • Predicting Achievement in Medical School.
    Glaser, Robert // Journal of Applied Psychology; Aug51, Vol. 35 Issue 4, p272 

    The article discusses a study on the efficiency of various tests as medical school selection procedure. The following tests that was administered to medical students at the beginning of their first year of medical school include the Differential Aptitude Tests-Space Relations, The U.S. Armed...

  • Predicting Academic Achievement with the Differential Aptitude and the Primary Mental Abilities Tests.
    Working, William D. // Journal of Applied Psychology; Apr55, Vol. 39 Issue 2, p115 

    The article outlines a study on predicting academic achievement with the differential aptitude and the primary mental abilities tests. The trend in aptitude testing is gravitating towards the special measurement of specific abilities using a battery of tests, standardized as a group and utilizes...

  • Sex Differences in Spatial Ability and Spatial Activities.
    Newcombe, Nora; Bandura, Mary M.; Taylor, Dawn G. // Sex Roles; Mar83, Vol. 9 Issue 3, p377 

    Explanations of sex-related differences in spatial ability emphasizing the role of sex-differentiated experience have not been supported by direct measurement of spatial activities during adolescence, the period when these differences seem to increase. The present research involved development...

  • RACE DIFFERENCES ON A READING COMPREHENSION TEST WITH ANI WITHOUT PASSAGES.
    Barrett, Gerald V.; Miguel, Rosanna F.; Doverspike, Dennis // Journal of Business & Psychology; Fall97, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p19 

    Previous research has found that test takers can score above chance level on reading comprehension tests even when the passages are omitted. The present research investigated whether the effect would vary as a function of race. In Study 1, 386 participants completed a reading test with the...

  • DIFERENCIAS DE GÉNERO EN HABILIDADES COGNITIVAS Y RENDIMIENTO ACADÉMICO EN ESTUDIANTES UNIVERSITARIOS.
    Echavarri, Maximiliano; Carlos Godoy, Juan; Olaz, Fabián // Universitas Psychologica; may-ago2007, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p319 

    In the present study we analyzed sexual differences in cognitive abilities and their relationship in regard to the academic performance in beginner students from the Universidad Empresarial Siglo 21. For this purpose, we applied five sub tests from the Differential Aptitude Tests (DAT) to 1529...

  • The Differential Aptitude Tests: An Overview.
    Bennett, George K.; Seashore, Harold G.; Wesman, Alexander G. // Education Digest; Mar1957, Vol. 22 Issue 7, p39 

    The article presents a reprint of the article "The Differential Aptitude Tests: An overview," by George K. Bennett, Harold G. Seashore and Alexander G. Wesman, which appeared in the October 1956 issue of "The Personnel and Guidance Journal". The Differential Aptitude Tests aim to provide an...

  • Test Scores and Self-Estimates of Two Curricular Groups.
    Robertson, Malcolm H. // Personnel & Guidance Journal; May1960, Vol. 38 Issue 9, p746 

    The article presents a study on the comparison of test scores and self-estimates conducted to a group of freshmen in the U.S. who plan to major in business administration, and a group planning to major in engineering. Test scores used in the study were the verbal and numerical reasoning of the...

  • A Longitudinal Study of The Relationship of Differential Aptitude Test Scores With College Success.
    Vineyard, Edwin E. // Personnel & Guidance Journal; Feb1958, Vol. 36 Issue 6, p413 

    The article presents a study which sought to relate scores obtained early in high school, the Differential Aptitude Tests (DAT), with the later academic success in college. The study has noted that the scores on the DAT obtained at the high school freshman level offer the high school counselor...

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