Word Association Test

Word Association Test

Word Association Test

Purpose  The purpose of this test to explore the existence of groups of thoughts, feelings, memories and perceptions organized around a central theme which help to learn the psychological complexes.
Population  Adults
Score There are no formal scoring procedures employed with this method.
Time  Time requires (10-15) minutes.
Author  Carl Jung
Publisher  The Psychological Corporation
Description  Word Association Test has been used extensively in psychology to assess the personality of the subjects. It is a projective technique typically presents respondents with an ambiguous stimulus and ask them to dis ambiguous this stimulus. These associative responses have been explained by the principle learning by contiguity.
Scoring  There are no formal scoring procedures employed with this method.
Reliability  The manual provides no reliability information. Very few reliability studies have been undertaken because internal clinical judgment constitutes such an integral part of approach.
Validity  Very few validity studies have been undertaken because internal clinical judgment constitutes such an integral part of approach.
Norms Norms are included in the manual for college students and schizophrenics.
Suggested Uses  The Word Association Test is recommended for college students and schizophrenic patients.
Prepared by

 Anam Shahid Mughal

October 30, 2015 / by / in ,
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