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2010-06-22 02:07:11

midterm ch 2 vocabulary
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  1. My lawsuit against Marrel Dow Pharmaceuticals alleged that children were born with birth defects as a result of taking a drug called Bendectin during pregnancy. As the case was tried, a key issue before the Supreme Court concerned which expert testimony the trial judge could and should admit into evidence.
  2. Although I have written quite a bit, I am probably still best known for my controversial 1969 Harvard Educational Review article entitled "How much can we Boost IQ and Scholastic Achievement?"
  3. I worked at the psychological clinic in the 1930s experimenting with the use of stories told in response to pictures as a means of gaining insight into personality. Oh, and just for the record, I was originally the senior Thematic Apperception Test (TAT). Now a days, few people know that:
  4. During World War I, I chaired a goverment committee on emotional fitness charged with the responsability of developing a measure of adjustment that could be administered quickly and efficiently to recruits. They disguised the true purpose of the test, the questionnaire was labeled a "Personal Data Sheet."
  5. A law suit brought in my name against the Regents of The University of California has become virtually synonymous with the duty of mental health professionals to warn endangered third parties of their profiles.
  6. I was named as the defendent in a 1967 lawsuit involving the appropriateness of using a shool ability tracking system that had the effect of innapropriately segregating studnets by race:
  7. Pree-schoolers. older children, adolescents, and adults are tested with an intelligence test that bears my name
  8. I am a clinician and a personality theorist who is perhaps best known for my work at the Harvard Psychological Clinic in the 1930s and 1940s, where I experimented with use of stories in response to pictures to gain insight into personality. Today, I am best associated with the Thematic Apperception Test.
  9. My name is that of a paper company that gained fame as a litigant in a landmark 1976 lawsuit involving allegations of racial discrimination in the workplace as a result of the use of general ability test that predicted job performance
  10. I was the Plaintiff in the 1971 lawsuit against Duke Power Company that charged discrimination in hiring on the basis of the tests and procedures used> This supreme court found in my favor, noting problems with broad and general testing devices and ruling that tests should FAIRLY meassure the knowledge or skills requiered by a particular job.
  11. Coined the term mental tests. My daughter, Psyche, is the author of a measure of infant intelligence. By the way, Raymond B., often thought of as a relative, is actually no relation.
  12. Wrote "on the origins of Species by means of natural selection", first published in 1859. He argued that chance variation in species are selected or rejected for survival according to adaptivity and survival value.
  13. Swiss psychiatrist, facinated by projective meassures of personality. You might imagine that, as a child, I was instructed not to cry but rather to talk about what I percieved in the resulting pattern.
  14. @ the University of Leipzig in Germany, I founded the first experimental psychological laboratory. My goal there was to formulate a general theory of human abilities using meassures of reaction time, attention spand, and the like
  15. In 1905, I and a collegue authored a 30 item meassuring scale of intelligence designed to identify Paris School children with special needs.
  16. Tire company that was involved in litigation in 1999. The case resulted in the supreme court's expanding the Principles of Daubert to all experts, whether or not the experts claim scientific research as a basis for their testimony
  17. In 1997, General Electrics brought on a lawsuit against me. The Supreme Court ruling in the case has the effect of modyfying Daubert; the trial court had a duty to exclude as evidence unreliable expert testimony
  18. In 1970, I challenged the school board of eductation on issues regarding the testing of minority children for whom english was a second language. As a result of this landmark case, changes were made in the california education code. Placement in educable mentally retarded classes would be made only on the basis of a comprehensive developmental and educational assessment, not merely on the basis of intelligence tests.
  19. Known as the "little known founder of clinical psychology" In 1896 I founded the first psychological clinic in the United States at the University of Pensilvania. In 1907, I founded the journal called Psychological Clinic. I also wrote the first article in that journal, which was entitled Clinical Psychology
  20. Larry P was the Plaintiff and I was the defendant in this 1979 case that involved the placement of minority students in EMR classes using intelligence test.
  21. Studied issues of inheritence with set peas. In doing so I sowed the seed s for what would later be known as correlation. I deviced or contributed to the development of many tools of assessment