Barron's MAT, 11th Edition: Miller Analogies Test

Barron's MAT, 11th Edition: Miller Analogies Test

by Karin Sternberg Ph.D., Robert J. Sternberg

Paperback(Eleventh Edition)

$16.99

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781438002262
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series, Incorporated
Publication date: 09/01/2013
Edition description: Eleventh Edition
Pages: 456
Product dimensions: 8.30(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Karin Sternberg has a PhD in psychology from the University of Heidelberg, Germany, and an MBA with a specialization in banking from the University of Cooperative Education in Karlsruhe, Germany. She has studied at Yale University and did her postdoctoral work in social psychology at the University of Connecticut with John F. Dovidio. Sternberg worked as a research associate at Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government and School of Public Health. In 2008 she founded Sternberg Consulting with her husband, Robert J. Sternberg. The company focuses on practical applications of Robert Sternberg's theories of intelligence, wisdom, creativity, and leadership, among others, and has consulted for various industries, businesses, and not-for-profit organizations and developed products based on these theories.

Table of Contents


Introduction


1—Pretest

  • Answer Key for the Pretest

  • Explanation of Answers for the Pretest

  • Item Classification Chart


    2—Achieving Success on

    the Miller Analogies Test


  • Facts About the MAT
  • A Word on Computer-Based Tests

  • How to Solve Analogies

  • Practice in Analogical Thinking

  • Answer Key with Explanations

  • Thirty Helpful Hints

  • The 12 Biggest Mistakes Test-Takers Make

  • Advice on Preparing for the MAT

  • Improving Your Intellectual Skills


    3—Kinds of Analogies Found on the Miller Analogies Test

  • Content of MAT Analogies

  • Practice in Recognizing Content Areas

  • Answer Key with Explanations

  • Relationships Used in MAT Analogies

  • Practice in Using and Recognizing Relationships

  • Answer Key with Explanations

  • Distribution of Categories


    4—The Miller Analogies Test

  • Success of the MAT as a Measuring Instrument


    5—Review for the Miller Analogies Test

  • What This Review Contains

  • Vocabulary

  • Special Collective Nouns

  • -ology Words

  • Word Demons

  • Selected Foreign Words and Phrases Used in English

  • Alphabets and Their Characteristics

  • Geography

  • History

  • Social Sciences

  • Art and Architecture

  • Literary Forms and Figures

  • Music

  • Science

  • Mythology


    6—10 Complete Analogy Tests for MAT Practice

  • Customer Reviews

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