• We're using one of the tests in the MGH inpatient psychiatry unit to see if we can train participants who have attempted suicide to disengage more easily from thinking about suicide-related words. (robbreport.com)
  • In addition to general use in psychiatry and psychology, the test has come to be used by a wide-range of groups such as child development specialists, the military, prisons, and employers. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Although the test was Rorschach's only contribution to the field of psychiatry, the popularity of the tool has made his name one that is recognized both inside and outside the profession. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Several dimensions of the IAC have been studied, such as alcohol attentional bias and implicit alcohol associations stored in semantic memory (e.g. associations between alcohol and: positive and negative attributes, arousal and sedation states, approach and avoidance concepts, etc. (thefreelibrary.com)
  • Our findings specify that the hippocampal complex contributes to language in an active fashion, relating incoming words to stored semantic knowledge, a necessary process in the generation of sentence meaning. (pnas.org)
  • The WORD Test 3 Elementary provides information about how a student's expressive vocabulary and semantic skills affect classroom performance. (superduperinc.com)
  • OBJECTIVE: To describe the longitudinal association between disease severity, time established in clinical treatment, and caregiver burden in a community-based patient population diagnosed with pediatric acute-onset neuropsychiatric syndrome (PANS).METHODS: The study included an observational longitudinal cohort design, with Caregiver Burden Inventories (CBIs) collected between April 2013 and November 2016 at the Stanford PANS multidisciplinary clinic. (stanford.edu)
  • Erik and me got accepted to Let's Test 2016 and we'll be doing a workshop there! (associationforsoftwaretesting.org)
  • New research in the Journal of Analytical Psychology is the first to reveal how modern brain function technology allows us to see inside the mind as a 'hot button' word triggers a state of internal conflict between the left and right parts of the brain. (scienceblog.com)
  • The current investigation tested this theory by deriving an index of executive capacity (EC) not linked to a particular experimental task but to performance on neuropsychologial tests, and by using event-related potential (ERP) measures of SA and subsequent processing. (frontiersin.org)
  • Implicit Association Test, Extrinsic Affective Simon Task), priming tasks (e.g. (thefreelibrary.com)
  • Two subtypes of IM were investigated by using structurally parallel perceptual (picture identification task) and conceptual (category exemplar generation task) IM tests in the three groups, as well as explicit memory (EM) tests. (tripdatabase.com)
  • The Indian Society of Gastroenterology (ISG) Task Force on Inflammatory Bowel Disease and the Indian Radiological and Imaging Association (IRIA) developed combined ISG-IRIA evidence-based best-practice guidelines for imaging of the small intestine in patients suspected to have or having Crohn's disease. (ijri.org)
  • Young adults (21 30 years of age) and older adults (66 81) responded to 90 words in a discrete word association task. (upenn.edu)
  • They set about their task, which Bleuler hoped would inform his developing theory, systematically-first recording the associations of non-psychiatric subjects under a range of conditions before moving on to psychiatric subjects. (psychintegrity.org)
  • Our study implicates hippocampal theta oscillations in a language task using natural language associations that do not require memorization. (pnas.org)
  • Psychology A test used to ID disorders of thought processes, based on a person's response to a stimulus word, which may be either as a free association or examiner-controlled association. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • During the course of these studies, which diverged from prior associational research by focusing not only on the time delay between the stimulus word and its response, but also on the personal meaning of the response and whether the subject could recall their response on subsequent trials, Jung developed the concept of a feeling-toned or emotionally-charged complex. (psychintegrity.org)
  • Twenty-eight endurance-trained and 27 sedentary adults, aged 40-65 years, underwent general health assessment, cardiorespiratory fitness measurement, neuropsychological testing, and proton magnetic resonance spectroscopy ( 1 H MRS). 1 H MRS was used to examine N -acetyl-aspartate (NAA), creatine (Cr), myo-inositol (mI), choline (Cho), and glutamate (Glu) concentrations in frontal and occipitoparietal grey matter. (pubmedcentralcanada.ca)
  • Baseline pre-injury and post-injury neuropsychological testing is now commonplace at the professional and collegiate level and has become more and more common at the high school level as well (although the cost, either conventional or computerized, is a factor in how widely such testing can be implemented at the high school level). (momsteam.com)
  • Advocates of projective tests stress that the ambiguity of the stimuli presented within the tests allow subjects to express thoughts that originate on a deeper level than tapped by explicit questions, and provide content that may not be captured by responsive tools that may lack appropriate items. (wikipedia.org)
  • Subjects scored one word less per decade, with an average of seven more "animal" words produced by those in their eighth decade. (cambridge.org)
  • PASAT** is a test of sustained attention where subjects listen to a series of numbers and are requested to add consecutive pairs of the numbers as they listen. (healthcentral.com)
  • We've adapted the Implicit Association Test, which was created, using word pairs, to evaluate subjects' unconscious biases. (robbreport.com)
  • By training subjects to just let the words come and go, we hope to decrease the likelihood that they'll harm themselves. (robbreport.com)
  • Japanese researchers found that subjects performed better on word-association tests when they took them in a room with a plant compared to a room with a magazine rack. (menshealth.com)
  • In another study, people placed in blue and green rooms during testing sessions were significantly less strung out than subjects in red and yellow rooms. (menshealth.com)
  • The WORD Test 3 Elementary standardization sample included 1,302 subjects whose demographics match the most current US census. (superduperinc.com)
  • Sensitivity and specificity of the tests for dementia and MCI were determined using random operating curve (ROC) analysis. (scielo.org.za)
  • The absence of reliable, universally acceptable biological and radiological markers for dementia necessitates the reliance on clinical assessments for a diagnosis, supported by the assessment of cognitive disturbances using a range of screening tests. (scielo.org.za)
  • Information from a physical exam and laboratory tests can help identify health issues that can cause symptoms of dementia. (alz.org)
  • If the evaluation does not indicate Alzheimer's disease or another dementia, but the symptoms continue to get worse over time, your doctor may need to order more tests, or you may wish to get a second opinion. (alz.org)
  • A number of dementia screening tests have been marketed directly to consumers. (alz.org)
  • Furthermore, the tests can have false-positive results, meaning that individuals can have results saying they have dementia when in fact they do not. (alz.org)
  • I call the dementia praecox 'schizophrenia' [from the Greek words schizein , meaning "to split," and phren , meaning "mind"] because the "splitting" of the different psychic functions is one of its most important characteristics. (psychintegrity.org)
  • Mammalian toxicity of munitions compounds: Phase I. Acute oral toxicity, primary skin and eye irritation, dermal sensitization, disposition and metabolism, and Ames tests of additional compounds. (cdc.gov)
  • Through the use of tests, the clinical neuropsychologist is able to differentiate whether or not a behavioral abnormality is more likely caused by a biological abnormality in the brain or by an emotional or learned process. (tripod.com)
  • Though use of barium esophagography/barium swallow has decreased in day to day clinical practice, it still remains a valuable test for structural and functional evaluation of esophagus. (ijri.org)
  • In general, the investigations described in this paper utilized clinical neuropsychological tests to measure cognitive functioning. (nap.edu)
  • Logistic regression with cluster adjustment was used to estimate the association (%improvement or %decline) between speech understanding and years from implantation at 1 year, 2 years, and 3 years post-CI. (dovepress.com)
  • For the 32-week recording, in regression analyses adjusting for birth weight, adult word count per hour independently accounted for 12% of the variance in language composite scores ( P = .04) and 20% of the variance in expressive communication scores at 18 months ( P = .008). (aappublications.org)
  • For these and other reasons, the Alzheimer's Association believes that home screening tests cannot and should not be used as a substitute for a thorough examination by a skilled doctor. (alz.org)
  • In the application of word association tests, a subject is given a word, and then the investigator records such data as the time delay between when the word is given and the person's response, as well as the possible personal meaning of the response. (psychintegrity.org)
  • He referred me to the neuropsychology department to undergo a battery of tests called the Minimal Assessment of Cognitive Function in Multiple Sclerosis (MACFMS) which is a battery of neuropsych tests which focus on processing speech/working memory, learning/memory, executive functions, visual perception/spatial processing, and language. (healthcentral.com)
  • These tests are designed to assess various domains of cognitive functioning such as short-term memory, working memory, attention, concentration, visual spatial capacity, information processing speed, and reaction time. (momsteam.com)
  • For instance, in 1885, German physician Hubert von Grashey developed the antecedent of the memory drum as a means of testing brain-injured patients. (wikibooks.org)
  • The diagnostic criteria for MCI have since been refined to differentiate between amnestic and non-amnestic forms, with the latter showing performance at or below 1.5 SD on a test or test(s) in one or more domains other than memory. (biomedcentral.com)
  • 7. The research psychologist will do some memory and thinking tests with you. (isrctn.com)
  • During recent studies by researchers in Japan, histamine improved people's long-term memory test scores depending on the strength of the original memory and could temporarily extend mice memories by as much as 25 days longer than normal. (u-tokyo.ac.jp)
  • A total of 38 men and women in their mid-20s completed memory tests on three different days. (u-tokyo.ac.jp)
  • This is why we do human memory tests with pictures on a computer screen," said Ikegaya. (u-tokyo.ac.jp)
  • The tests assess various domains of cognitive functioning such as short-term memory, working memory, attention, concentration, visual spatial capacity, information processing speed, and reaction time, the results of which can assist clinicians in quantifying the severity of the brain injury and eliminate some of the guesswork. (momsteam.com)
  • a priori contrasts arbitrary scales a special class of tests used after the null hypothesis was rejected with the F test to compare measurements of specific populations. (scribd.com)
  • The character of the 1905 scales owed much to a prior test developed by Dr. Blin (1902) and his pupil M. Damaye, who attempted to improve the diagnosis of mental retardation by using a battery of assessments (Gregory, 1992). (wikibooks.org)
  • The goal of this study was to test the association of mean adult word counts at 32 and 36 weeks' postmenstrual age in the NICU with Bayley Scales of Infant and Toddler Development, 3rd Edition (Bayley-III), cognitive and language scores. (aappublications.org)
  • Methods- A consecutive series of 25 patients who underwent surgical clipping of ≥1 unruptured intracerebral aneurysm were tested within 1 week preoperatively and again postoperatively (before hospital discharge and at 3-month follow-up if they had deficits at discharge) on a neuropsychological battery. (ahajournals.org)
  • Whether gray matter impairment occurs in neuromyelitis optica is a matter of ongoing debate, and the association of gray matter impairment with cognitive deficits remains largely unknown. (ajnr.org)
  • Standard pencil and paper neuropsychological tests (see box) have proven useful for identifying cognitive deficits resulting from concussions, and have been available to sports medicine clinicians for several years. (momsteam.com)
  • Two final concepts consider how the long-term meditative training of intuitive functions relates to certain kinds of word-free spatial tasks that involve insightful creative problem-solving. (blogspot.com)
  • The key to a successful testing program is having results from pre-season baseline testing for comparison to post-injury results. (momsteam.com)
  • Baseline pre-injury and post-injury computerized neurocognitive testing is now commonplace at the professional and collegiate level, and is increasingly used at the high school level as well. (momsteam.com)
  • The key to a successful testing program is to have results from pre-season baseline testing for comparison to post-injury results, both to determine extent and duration of impaired cognitive function and make the all-important decision about when it is safe for a young athlete to begin a graduated exercise program eventually leading to a return to play. (momsteam.com)
  • and, second, that 'only a trained health care professional with experience in concussion management should interpret the results of [a] baseline exam,' and, 'when possible, ideally a neuropsychologist should interpret the computerized or paper-pencil neuropsychological test components of a baseline exam. (momsteam.com)
  • Their form of assessment is, in effect, a one-size-fits-all assessment of a physician's ability to retain facts and take a test, little more. (blogspot.com)
  • In the absence of NP and other (e.g. formal balance assessment ), testing, the Zurich consensus statement recommends a more conservative approach to return to play approach, especially for children and adolescents. (momsteam.com)
  • Immediate Post-Concussion Assessment and Cognitive Testing (ImPACT) developed at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center. (momsteam.com)
  • Audiological assessment was performed using a test battery comprising otoscopy, tympanometry and pure tone audiometry in a soundproof booth. (who.int)
  • They departed from the wholly subjective and introspective methods and began to test human abilities in laboratories. (wikibooks.org)
  • While previous work in Norwegian lexicography has generally relied on manual methods for excerpting new words - and for identifying anglicisms among the new words, the current project is an effort to develop tools which automatise the process of identifying, segmenting and analysing new loan words from English. (helsinki.fi)
  • Projective tests have their origins in psychoanalysis, which argues that humans have conscious and unconscious attitudes and motivations that are beyond or hidden from conscious awareness. (wikipedia.org)
  • The study is a prospective, randomized controlled phase III trial, to test the efficacy, safety and neurocognitive outcomes of advanced NSCLC patients, following stereotactic radiosurgery (SRS) for 1-10 brain metastases, treated with NovoTTF-100M compared to supportive treatment alone. (clinicaltrials.gov)
  • We conducted a cross-sectional study in 448 HIV positive patients attending five European outpatient clinics to determine prevalence of and factors associated with neurocognitive impairment (NCI) using computerized and pen-and-paper neuropsychological tests. (springer.com)
  • Five neurocognitive tests were predictive of improved speech perception following implantation. (dovepress.com)
  • Comprehensive neurocognitive testing of elderly women demonstrated areas of improvement in cognitive function and auditory perception following cochlear implantation. (dovepress.com)
  • Subsequent concepts consider how these useful Greek words-ego/allo, soma/psyche-correlate with the normal functional anatomy of important thalamo ↔ cortical connections. (blogspot.com)
  • As of 2005, the Word Association Test is hardly used, though it is taught in some Jungian training programs and some analysts use it as a technique to enhance the therapeutic process (Hill, 1975). (encyclopedia.com)
  • 1975). Individuation and the association experiment. (encyclopedia.com)
  • Although eugenics became a disreputable concept in the first half of the twentieth century because of its association with involuntary sterilization laws and Nazi barbarities, the essence of Galton's premises were incorporated into human sociobiology after E. O. Wilson published Sociobiology in 1975. (scienceclarified.com)
  • Even on these tests, only 3 of 25 patients showed significant deterioration. (ahajournals.org)
  • In other words, we can't rely on what patients tell us. (robbreport.com)
  • In our test, patients are asked to classify words related to life (like breathing ) and death ( dead ), and me ( mine ) and not me ( them ). (robbreport.com)
  • In one of our studies involving 157 patients in the MGH psychiatric emergency department, we found that those who associated themselves with suicide-related words were six times likelier to attempt suicide again within six months than the others. (robbreport.com)
  • We asked 124 patients being treated in the MGH emergency department to identify the randomly assigned ink colors of suicide-related words like funeral , negative words like alone or rejected , and neutral words like museum or paper . (robbreport.com)