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OVERVIEW OF THE RAVEN'S PROGRESSIVE MATRICES AND VOCABULARY TESTS:

Test Overview Raven's Vocabulary Scales (RVS)
Manual Sections Computerised tests
Raven's Progressive Matrices (RPM) Board form tests

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PROGRESSIVE MATRICES
VOCABULARY SCALES
"Easy" Level Tests.
COLOURED PROGRESSIVE MATRICES (CPM)
Designed for use with children aged 5-11 and elderly people
Spreads scores of bottom 20% of the general population
Untimed test: taking 15-30 minutes
36 problems
Board Form for testing young children and studying problem solving processes
Applications include special needs; intellectually impaired and clinical uses
Classic and Parallel Forms available

Components needed:

Classic or Parallel CPM Test Booklets

Appropriate Easy Score CPM

Answer sheets

Manual section1:

General Overview.

Manual Section 2: CPM*

CRICHTON VOCABULARY SCALE (CVS)
Designed for use with the Coloured Progressive Matrices
Spreads scores of bottom 20% of the general population
Age Range: children up to age 11 and people with special needs or impaired cognitive functioning
80 word oral definitions test

Components needed:

CVS Form

Manual Section 1:

General Overview

Manual Section 6: CVS*

"Average " Level Tests.
STANDARD PROGRESSIVE MATRICES (SPM)
Suitable for use with the general population
Age range from 6 to 80
60 problems
Untimed taking 20-45 minutes
Wide range of normative and other reference data
Applications in educational, clinical and occupational practice and research
Three Forms available: Classic, Parallel and Plus (The last being a more powerful version of the test)

Components needed:

Classic or Parallel or Plus versions of the SPM Test Booklets

Appropriate Easy Score SPM answer sheets

Manual section1:

General Overview.

Manual section 3: SPM*

MILL HILL VOCABULARY SCALE (MHV)
Designed for use with the SPM
Available in a range of forms
Full scale: 88 items for people aged 6 to 80
Junior Form: 66 items for people aged 11 to 13
Short Form: 17 oral definitions test for use in assessment of word usage and thought disorder
Wide range of normative and other reference data

Components needed:

Appropriate Form of the MHV

Manual Section 1:

General Overview

Manual Section 5: MHV*

"Difficult" Level Tests.
ADVANCED PROGRESSIVE MATRICES (APM)
Spreads the scores of the top 20% of the population
Age range from 11 upwards
Timed: 40 minutes, untimed: 40 - 60 minutes
12 'familiarisation' problems (SetI)
36 problems (Set II)
Applications include management selection (graduates), gifted education and research on cognitive processes

Components needed:

APM Set I Books of Tests

APM Set II Book of tests

APM Easy-Score Answer Sheets

Manual section1:

General Overview.

Manual section 4: APM*

MILL HILL VOCABULARY SCALE: SENIOR FORMS
Suitable for use with the Advanced Progressive Matrices
Spreads the scores of the top 20% of the population
Age range 14+
68 item scale
Easy-Score All-Multiple-Choice Answer Sheet for use in occupational settings

Components needed:

Appropriate Form of the MHV Senior

Manual Section 1:

General Overview

Manual Section 5: MHV



 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A Guide to the Use of the APM and MHV (by non-psychologists) in Occupational Settings is also available.

This summarises key material from the General, APM and MHV Sections of the Manual.

* Further reference material is available in: Manual Section 7: Research Supplements Nos 1and 3; Researcher's Bibliography


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