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inventory n.

Andrew M. Colman.

in A Dictionary of Psychology

January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Psychology. 76 words.

Any list or schedule of items. In psychometrics, a questionnaire or checklist usually functioning as a self-report test of abilities,

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Brainy?

Ian J. Deary.

in Intelligence: A Very Short Introduction

February 2001; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychology of Intelligence and Reasoning. 7878 words.

What does it mean to say that some people have higher psychometric intelligence than others? Does the ability to answer questions correctly and quickly on a mental test reflect real-world...

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Parental Functioning in the Context of Adolescent Chronic Pain: A Review of Previously used Measures

Abbie Jordan, Christopher Eccleston and Geert Crombez.

in Journal of Pediatric Psychology

July 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry; Psychology. 9095 words.

Objective To examine the use of instruments which assess the functioning of individuals who parent an adolescent with chronic pain. The study will focus on examining the...

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Statistics for the Scale Developer

Barbara C. Tilley.

in Rating Scales in Parkinson's Disease

June 2012; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neurology. 3245 words.

When a new scale is developed, as described in Chapter 1, the scale must undergo psychometric testing, including cognitive pretesting, assessments of the internal structure or clinimetrics...

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Cognitive assessment

Graham E. Powell.

in New Oxford Textbook of Psychiatry

February 2012; p ublished online October 2012 .

Chapter. Subjects: Psychiatry. 8117 words.

Psychometric methods based on classical test theory have permitted the development of reliable and valid tests assessing a wide range of intellectual and cognitive functions. Test results...

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Evidence-based Assessment of Cognitive Functioning in Pediatric Psychology

Jonathan M. Campbell, Ronald T. Brown, Sarah E. Cavanagh, Sarah F. Vess and Mathew J. Segall.

in Journal of Pediatric Psychology

October 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry; Psychology. 9595 words.

Objective To review the evidence base for measures of cognitive functioning frequently used within the field of pediatric psychology. Methods From a list of 47 measures...

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Intrinsic Uncertainty and Transducer Functions

Norma van Surdam Graham.

in Visual Pattern Analyzers

December 1989; p ublished online January 2008 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neuropsychology. 11371 words.

Intrinsic uncertainty arises from sources intrinsic to the observer, in particular from the observer's inability to attend to only the relevant information (attention limitations) and...

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The Behavioral Dyscontrol Scale-II with Non-Elderly Veterans

Robert D. Shura, Jared A. Rowland and Ruth E. Yoash-Gantz.

in Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology

August 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Neuroscience; Neuropsychology. 3022 words.

The Behavioral Dyscontrol Scale—II (BDS-II) is a unique test of frontal lobe function. Although the test was created for use in geriatric populations, it can add useful data to assessments...

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Synergistic Mixture Interactions in Detection of Perithreshold Odors by Humans

Toshio Miyazawa, Michelle Gallagher, George Preti and Paul M. Wise.

in Chemical Senses

April 2008; p ublished online February 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Molecular and Cell Biology. 4437 words.

Laboratory demonstrations of synergistic mixture interactions in human odor perception have been rare. The current study examined perithreshold mixture interactions between maple lactone...

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The Impact of Pediatric Chronic Pain on Parents’ Health-Related Quality of Life and Family Functioning: Reliability and Validity of the PedsQL 4.0 Family Impact Module

Kristen E. Jastrowski Mano, Kimberly Anderson Khan, Renee J. Ladwig and Steven J. Weisman.

in Journal of Pediatric Psychology

June 2011; p ublished online November 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry; Psychology. 6331 words.

Objective To evaluate the psychometric properties of the Family Impact Module (FIM), a parent self-report measure of health-related quality of life (HRQOL) and family...

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Dynamic risk control by human nucleus accumbens

Parashkev Nachev, Fernando Lopez-Sosa, Javier Jesus Gonzalez-Rosa, Ana Galarza, Josue Avecillas, Jose Angel Pineda-Pardo, Juan José Lopez-Ibor, Blanca Reneses, Juan Antonio Barcia and Bryan Strange.

in Brain

December 2015; p ublished online October 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Neurology; Neuroscience. 3228 words.

Real-world decisions about reward often involve a complex counterbalance of risk and value. Although the nucleus accumbens has been implicated in the underlying neural substrate, its...

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Constructs Underlying Measures of Sensory-Motor Functions

S.Kristian Hill, Morris N. Lewis, Raymond S. Dean and Richard W. Woodcock.

in Archives of Clinical Neuropsychology

October 2000; p ublished online October 2000 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Neuroscience; Neuropsychology. 0 words.

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Many pathognomonic indicators of brain damage are characterized by deficits in sensory and/or motor functions. The strength of these pathognomonic...

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Development and Psychometric Evaluation of the Reasons for Living—Older Adults Scale: A Suicide Risk Assessment Inventory

Barry A. Edelstein, Marnin J. Heisel, Deborah R. McKee, Ronald R. Martin, Lesley P. Koven, Paul R. Duberstein and Peter C. Britton.

in The Gerontologist

December 2009; p ublished online June 2009 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Biological Sciences; Psychology; Gerontology and Ageing. 5573 words.

Purpose:  The purposes of these studies were to develop and initially evaluate the psychometric properties of the Reasons for Living Scale—Older...

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The Pleasant Events Schedule-AD: Psychometric Properties and Relationship to Depression and Cognition in Alzheimer's Disease Patients1

Rebecca G. Logsdon and Linda Teri.

in The Gerontologist

February 1997; p ublished online February 1997 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine; Biological Sciences; Psychology; Gerontology and Ageing. 0 words.

The Pleasant Events Schedule-AD (PES-AD) has been described as a useful tool for identifying pleasant activities for Alzheimer's disease patients. The current investigation provides...

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Stimulus Presentation

Zhong-Lin Lu and Barbara Dosher.

in Visual Psychophysics

November 2013; p ublished online May 2014 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neuroscience. 8083 words.

Typical experiments in visual psychophysics present a sequence of one or more images called a “movie” to the observer and collect responses. In this chapter, we introduce the basic...

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Development and Psychometric Evaluation of the FACE-Q Aging Appraisal Scale and Patient-Perceived Age Visual Analog Scale

Vivek Panchapakesan, Anne F. Klassen, Stefan J. Cano, Amie M. Scott and Andrea L. Pusic.

in Aesthetic Surgery Journal

November 2013; p ublished online November 2013 .

Journal Article. 5742 words.

Background: The primary outcome measures for patients who undergo aesthetic facial procedures are quality of life and satisfaction with appearance. The FACE-Q, a new...

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Theories of Intelligence

Michael K. Gardner.

in The Oxford Handbook of School Psychology

February 2011; p ublished online November 2012 .

Article. Subjects: Psychology; Educational Psychology. 16834 words.

This chapter reviews major theories of intelligence. The theories are grouped into four major theory types: (1) psychometric theories; (2) cognitive theories; (3) cognitive-contextual...

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Functional assessments utilised in emergency departments: a systematic review

Michelle Bissett, Anne Cusick and Natasha A. Lannin.

in Age and Ageing

March 2013; p ublished online January 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Geriatric Medicine. 5359 words.

Background: functional assessment is an important component of the management of older adults in the emergency department (ED) as the function level has been identified as a...

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Aging-Related Changes in Neural Substrates of Motor and Cognitive Systems

Bruce Crosson and Keith M. McGregor.

in Cognitive Plasticity in Neurologic Disorders

November 2014; p ublished online March 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Neurology. 8772 words.

The effect of aging on cognition has typically been characterized as a progressive loss of cognitive function in addition to declines in physical abilities. Senescence has been accordingly...

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Executive Function

Victor G. Carrión, John A. Turner and Carl F. Weems.

in Neuroscience of Pediatric PTSD

July 2017; p ublished online July 2017 .

Chapter. Subjects: Child and Adolescent Psychiatry; Neuroscience. 6951 words.

In the first chapter, the relationship between traumatic stress and the broad domain of executive function (EF) and their neurofunctional correlates is discussed. The phenomenology of this...

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