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Kohs Block Design Test


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A psychometric test in which the respondent has to arrange groups of 4, 9, or 16 multi-coloured blocks to copy patterns presented on test cards, designed originally to differentiate brain-damaged from psychiatric patients, later adapted as an intelligence subtest and incorporated into the Wechsler scales, the Goldstein-Scheerer tests, and other IQ tests. [Named after the US psychologist Samuel Calmin Kohs (1890–1984) who introduced it]

Subjects: Psychology.


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