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Tests of Perceptual-Cognitive Abilities

Below is information about tests of perceptual-cognitive abilities administered in the 16 data sets in the IPSR archives. If you are interested in other kinds of information, click the link above to return to the archives overview and then follow the link to the information of interest.

Name of data set Gottschaldt Figures Test (Crutchfield version) Perception of Vertical (Rod and Frame) Knapp Tests Chapin Social Insight Test Arthur Stencil Design Test Insight Puzzles Test Periscopic Tracing Test Size-Weight Illusion Test Street Gestalt Test Tapping Test Perceptual Acuity Test (McGurk) Other perceptual-cognitive tests
Air Force Officers yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes yes Line Movement Test; Kinesthetic After-Effect Test; Masked Word Test; Anagrams Test; Bennett Mechanical; Minnesota Paper Form Board; Social Acuity Test (Cline); Weight Judgment; Progressive Squares Test
Architects I yes yes yes yes yes yes yes Periscopic Tracing Test; Size-weight Illusion
Architects II
Architects III
Architectural Firm yes yes Naranjo Picture Preference; Visual Procedure (Fitzgerald)
College Sophomores I yes yes
College Sophomores II yes yes
Doctoral Candidates-Fall yes yes yes yes yes yes Autokinetic Movement; Kinesthetic After-Effect; Line Movement; Masked Figure; Memory Trace; Retinal Rivalry; Size Constancy; T-scope
Doctoral Candidates-Spring yes yes yes yes yes yes Autokinetic Movement; Kinesthetic After-Effect; Line Movement; Masked Figure; Memory Trace; Retinal Rivalry; Size Constancy
Irish Managers
Medical School Applicants yes yes
Medical School Seniors yes yes Hastorf Perception Experiment
Research scientists yes yes yes yes yes yes Barron Ink Blot; Hardyck-Sarbin Stick Figures; Imagery Self-ratings
Senior honors students in engineering yes yes yes yes yes yes Barron Ink Blot; Hardyck-Sarbin Stick Figures; Imagery Self-ratings
Women Law Students yes
Women Mathematicians yes yes yes yes yes Figural After-Effect; Bennett Mechanical Comprehension Test: Kinesthetic After-Effect

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