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Instrument to measure unobserved constructs (latent variables). Typically it is a series of tasks or problems that the respondent has to solve.

Yale-Brown OCD Scale

Obsessive–compulsive disorder (OCD) is a neuropsychiatric illness. OCD frequently develops in childhood and affects between 1%–2% of the population. OCD symptoms can interfere with work, school, and personal relationships throughout one’s life. The Yale-Brown OCD Scale is a reliable measure of OCD severity. Obsessions include frequent, unwelcome, and intrusive repeated thoughts, urges, or mental images …

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Social Vulnerability to Infidelity

We are all conditioned by our society, our culture, our family and our peers.  Consequently, we adopt their beliefs, attitudes and values about fidelity in marriage.  That can help us stay faithful or increase our social vulnerability to infidelity. How did we get here? The sexual and civil rights revolutions of the 60’s and other …

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Eysenck’s Personality Inventory (EPI) (Extroversion/Introversion)

The Eysenck Personality Inventory (EPI) measures two pervasive, independent dimensions of personality, Extraversion-Introversion and Neuroticism-Stability, which account for most of the variance in the personality domain. Each form contains 57 “Yes-No” items with no repetition of items. The inclusion of a falsification scale provides for the detection of response distortion. The traits measured are Extraversion-Introversion …

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