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Assessment Types

Author: Laura Riness

This lesson will examine the various assessment tools utilized to measure personality.

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Terms to Know
  • Objective Test

    Test with standardized, consistent scoring and administration.

  • Personality Questionnaire

    Type of objective test; a written test with questions that ask about aspects of a person’s thinking, feeling, or behavior.

  • Projective Test

    Tests that present ambiguous stimuli; responses are analyzed for meaning.

  • Reliability

    Consistency of responses to assessment across time.

  • Validity

    Test measures what the researcher is attempting to measure.