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Covert or camouflaged assessment of highly desirable or undesirable personality traits and adjustment-maladjustment.
This is an online comprehensive application of several psychological tests that can be taken and scored quickly and easily.
Measurement of emotion or affect and the use of PAD Scales.
Personality Tests Research-Based Psychological Resources for students.
Review of psychological assessment techniques and tests with links to psychology, psychotherapy, and self-help books.
Probing for insight through self-analysis - an introductory to project techniques.
This is a complete lecture on tests and measurements. The lecture goes from the basic terminology of tests and measurements to their application and interpretation.
Most motivation theorists assume that motivation is involved in the performance of all learned responses; that is, a learned behavior will not occur unless it is energized. The major question among psychologists, in general, is whether motivation is a primary or secondary influence on behavior. That is, are changes in behavior better explained by principles of environmental/ecological influences, perception, memory, cognitive development, or emotion.
Over the past 17 years, my colleagues and I have examined how personality traits combine with situational manipulations to produce motivational states that in turn affect cognitive performance. For organizational purposes, these effects can be conceived as affecting information processing at several different, possibly overlapping, stages.
This link discusses the identification of a brain system that processes fear.
The physiological and behavioral stategies used by our brain to keep us at the right temperature.
This link describes the biological basis for memory.