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Mental test implementation in the National Technical School in the period between 1942 and 1959: An analysis from the questioning of the notions of center and periphery *
The most pressing question for Whipple surrounded the adequacy of mental tests in sifting out gifted students from the normal population.
Although he met many of the most distinguished institutional physicians of his day, his most provocative find was a short list of mental tests given to him by a Belgian doctor and special educator, Ovide Decroly.
Three decades later, I can think of no equal to Jensen in formulating new questions, clever tools, and testable hypotheses to resolve old debates about intelligence and mental tests. One example out of many is Jensen's use of "pseudo-race age groups" (Jensen, 1974).
than boys in standard physical and mental tests, as they move into puberty, girls suffer increasing rates of depression and attempted suicide and have more problems than boys with eating disorders, substance abuse, or staying in school.
Most of these with hypertension were taking medication to control it--and all fared worse in mental tests and in overall brain tissue loss as determined by MRI.
After six months, the patients scored slightly better on mental tests than they did when the study began.
A federally commissioned study due to be officially delivered to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) in the next couple of weeks will recommend against continuing use of mandatory retirement ages for public safety employees and substituting performance based physical and mental tests. Until December 31, 1993 federal law permits the use of mandatory retirement ages for public safety employees if such requirements were in effect on March 3, 1983.
The suspects had also not been taken for mental tests to establish whether they are fit to stand trial.
Bayo Philip, had informed the gathering that the 50 newly-hired officers were chosen after several rigorous rounds of academic and mental tests.
Mr Wanjeru is charged with Mr Peter Wanjeru Wachira's murder on February 19, 2010 at Gituiga Village in Othaya.Through lawyer Gathiga Mwangi, the accused said when he was undergoing mental tests at Nyeri Provincial General Hospital as he was bleeding from both ears following the torture.
Instead, we watched a load of dogs and cats doing a series of physical and mental tests so pointless that even one of the scientists felt obliged to argue: "Well, when does a cat ever need to count up to 10?" Dunno, mate.