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Designedtomeasureintellectualability

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Unformatted text preview: uropsychological tests indirectly assess brain function by assessing cognitive, perceptual, and motor functioning Most widely used is the Bender Visual­Motor Gestalt Test Clinical Tests 14 Comer, Fundamentals of Abnormal Psychology, 5e – Chapter 3 Clinical Test: Bender Visual­Motor Gestalt Test 15 Comer, Fundamentals of Abnormal Psychology, 5e – Chapter 3 Intelligence tests 6. Designed to measure intellectual ability Composed of a series of tests assessing both verbal and nonverbal skills Generate an intelligence quotient (IQ) Clinical Tests 16 Comer, Fundamentals of Abnormal Psychology, 5e – Chapter 3 Naturalistic and analog observations Naturalistic observations occur in everyday environments Can occur in homes, schools, institutions (hospitals and prisons), and community settings Tend to focus on parent–child, sibling–child, or teacher–child interactions Observations are generally made by “participant observers” and reported to a clinician If naturalistic observati...
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This note was uploaded on 02/24/2013 for the course PSY 029 taught by Professor C.jones during the Spring '13 term at College of the Desert.

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