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Test Number 37
Title Kit of Reference Tests for Cognition
Author Ekstrom, R. B. and others
Category Test
Copyright Date 1976
Availability Education Policy Research and Services Div. - ETS
Restrictions  
Age/Grade Level Grades 6-16
Cost Contact ETC for ordering information and licensing agreement
Forms 72 Tests (see below for locator numbers of several pertinent tests)
Source Educational Testing Service
Address Rosedale Road, R-143, 10-R Princeton, NJ 08541 Attn: Eddye Mingo
Phone 609-734-1055
Fax 609-734-1755
web or e-mail www.ets.org
Definition Test FF-1 (Fluency, Figural-ornamentation) #TC008205; Test FF-2 (Fluency, Figural-Elaboration) #TC008206; Test FF-3 (Fluency, Figural-symbols) #TC008207; XU-1(Flexibility of Use-combining objects) #TC008258; XU-2(Flexibility of Use-substitute uses) #TC008259; XU-3(Flexibility of Use-making groups) #TC008260; XU-4(Flexibility of Use-different uses) #TC008261. see below for more details.
Purposes A set of 72 tests that have been demonstrated to be consistent markers for 23 cognitive factors. Most of these are specific tests, intended primarily for research use.
Characteristics Generating Ideas Digging Deeper into Ideas

Manual
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Validity
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Reliability
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Utility
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Interpretation
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Propriety
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FF1- Subjects are asked to make as many different decorations as possible on common objects. FF-2- Subject are asked to add to the existing decoration, as many different decorations as possible. FF-3- Subjects are asked to draw up to five different symbols for each of ten words or phrases. XU-1- Subjects are asked to name two objects which , when used together, would fulfill a particular request. XU-2- Subjects are asked to think of a common object that could serve as a substitute for the given object or purpose. XU-3- Subject are asked to combine three or more items from a list of seven into groups and to provide a reason for each grouping. XU-4-T- Subject are asked to think of up to six different uses for four common objects. Other tests include: Flexibility of closure, Speed of Closure, Associational Fluency, Expressional Fluency; Ideational Fluency; Induction; Associative Memory; Perceptual Speed; General Reasoning; Visualization, and Figural Flexibility. Each test is made up of from two to four sub-tests.


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