PSYCHOMETRIC TESTS

Intelligence Test

Intelligence is the ability to acquire and apply knowledge and skills. To know anybody’s intelligence, an IQ tests is conducted. These tests are designed to measure a variety of mental functions, such as reasoning, comprehension, and judgment. It should be made sure that the test has been adequately developed and has solid research to show its reliability and validity and a trained Psychologist should administer and interpret it. Reinventing Minds offers:
• Weschler’s Intelligence Scale for Children (WISC-Indian Adaptation)
• Vineland Social Maturity Scale (VSMS)
• MISIC
• Stanford-Binet Intelligence Scales

Aptitude Test

An Aptitude test is designed to determine a person's ability in a particular skill or field of knowledge; to predict what a person is able to learn or do given the right education and instruction. It represents a person's level of competency to perform a certain type of task. Aptitude tests are often used to assess academic potential or career suitability. Reinventing Minds offers:
• Career Assessment tests
• Davis's Battery of Differential Abilities (DBDA)
• Strong Interest Inventory
• The RAISEC Test

Personality Test

Personality is a combination of characteristics or qualities that form an individual's distinctive character. It is a set of individual differences that are affected by the development of an individual’s values, attitudes, personal memories, social relationships, habits, and skills. Personality Assessment is a proficiency that involves the administration, scoring, and interpretation of empirically supported measures of personality traits and styles. There are two basic types of Personality tests:

Objective Personality tests:

These are divided into sections of questions that determine which of your traits is strongest. The Assessment methods used are restricted response format (ordinal scale ratings or true/false questions), which contain extensively tested validity scales to determine whether the person taking the test is responding truthfully. Reinventing Minds offers:

• NEO PI R
• Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI)
• Sixteen Personality Factor Questionnaire (16PF)
• DISC Personality Tests
• MAP Series
• Leadership Judgment Indicator (LJI)

Projective Personality tests

This is a test in which the individual offers responses to ambiguous scenes, words or images. This type of test emerged from the psychoanalytic school of thought, which suggested that people have unconscious thoughts or urges. These projective tests were intended to uncover such unconscious desires that are hidden from conscious awareness. Reinventing Minds offers:

• Rorschach Inkblot Test
• Thematic Apperception Test (TAT)
• House-Tree-Person Test (HTP)
• Draw-A-Person Test (DAP)
• Sentence completion test

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