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Apr 27, 2010
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by: forpsych

In the U.S., most states follow the Daubert criteria. Objective personality tests (e.g., MMPI, PAI, 16PF) and intelligence tests (e.g., WAIS) are much more likely to pass Daubert than are projective tests (e.g., Rorschach, TAT). Forensic tests that are likely to pass Daubert are the Static-99, PCL-R, SORAG, VRAG, and HCR-20, to name just a few. More information on Daubert can be found at http://www.daubertontheweb.com/

Mar 08, 2010
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by: David

Hi LaNaya

These are very difficult questions to answer generally speaking as each test would need be evaluated in relation to the context in which is was being employed i.e. for what purpose is the test being employed, what does the test purport to measure?

In terms of issues relating to reliability, validity, scientific credibility etc, it's useful to understand the differences between projective and psychometric testing. There is a page on the website dedicated to psychological testing that addresses these differences which you should find useful. See following link.

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