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Ch 16: Holt Psychology - Principles in Practice Chapter 15: Psychological Tests

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The Psychological Tests chapter of this Holt Psychology Principles in Practice Companion Course helps students learn the essential lessons associated with psychological tests. Each of these simple and fun video lessons is about five minutes long and is sequenced to align with the Psychological Tests textbook chapter.

How It Works:

  • Identify the lessons in the Holt Psychological Tests chapter with which you need help.
  • Find the corresponding video lessons with this companion course chapter.
  • Watch fun videos that cover the psychological tests topics you need to learn or review.
  • Complete the quizzes to test your understanding.
  • If you need additional help, rewatch the videos until you've mastered the material or submit a question for one of our instructors.

Students will learn:

  • Examples of psychological tests
  • Standardization and norms
  • How aptitude tests and achievement tests differ
  • Vocational interest inventories
  • Personality tests
  • Test taking strategies
  • How test anxiety can be overcome

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8 Lessons in Chapter 16: Holt Psychology - Principles in Practice Chapter 15: Psychological Tests
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Psychological Test: Definition, Types & Examples

1. Psychological Test: Definition, Types & Examples

Psychologists and other qualified mental health professionals use psychological tests to measure specific psychological constructs in individuals. This lesson will explore the different types of psychological tests and provide several examples.

Standardization and Norms of Psychological Tests

2. Standardization and Norms of Psychological Tests

Many psychological tests, including intelligence tests, are about comparing your score to others' scores to see how you did. Watch this lesson to find out about two important concepts in psychology: standardization and norms.

Aptitude vs. Achievement: Definition & Test Types

3. Aptitude vs. Achievement: Definition & Test Types

People learn in different ways, and so we need different ways to evaluate a person's cognitive skills. In this lesson, we'll look at the concepts of aptitude and achievement, and see how each are tested.

Vocational Interest Inventories: Definition, Pros & Cons

4. Vocational Interest Inventories: Definition, Pros & Cons

Finding that perfect job is never easy. In this lesson, we'll talk about vocational interest inventories and see how these tests are designed to help students plan for their futures.

Personality Tests: Objective & Projective Tests

5. Personality Tests: Objective & Projective Tests

Our personalities can dictate a lot in our lives, so psychologists need ways to analyze them. In this lesson, we will talk about the two main types of personality tests and see how each is used by psychologists.

Strategy for Multiple Choice Questions

6. Strategy for Multiple Choice Questions

When taking a multiple-choice test, the most important thing is to know the content covered on the exam. But beyond that, there are certain things you can do to increase your chances of passing. Watch this lesson for strategies for multiple-choice tests.

Test Taking Strategies: True/False, Short Answer & Essay

7. Test Taking Strategies: True/False, Short Answer & Essay

Do you struggle on tests? Do you always seem to miss questions you think you know? If so, then read this lesson to gain tips on answering true-false, short answer, and essay questions.

Overcoming Test Anxiety: Steps & Strategies

8. Overcoming Test Anxiety: Steps & Strategies

Test anxiety can be debilitating and cause you to perform poorly on tests. Thankfully, there are strategies that can help. Read on to learn about these strategies. Then, take a no stress quiz to see what you learned.

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