EPPS (Edwards Personal Preference Schedule) test may be familiar to the readers who studying psychology, I believe that because you may be ever follow this psychological test instrument. Actually what the mean of Epps (Edwards Personal Preference Schedule) test? Before we knew the detail, it is better to know the history and includes in what instrument this test is.
“Edwards Personal Preference Schedule”, if we look it deeply we can learn a little history and basic functions of this test. Surely the readers already know the maker of this assay is used Edwards as a personality test. Is it very simple, isn’t it? But it is not as simple as that look. In this psychological test equipment there are various aspects that need to reveal, among others;
- the Ability to excel
- the Ability to adapt
- The ability to perform the task
- The need to show themselves
- The need for independent
- The need for empathy
- The need for attention to each other
- The need for social relationships
- The desire to lead
- The desire to compromise
- The need to give attention
- The need for stimulation from the outside
- Ability to face the obstacles
- The need to give attention of the opposite sex
- Needs to conflict with other people
There are a lot of aspects that revealed in Epps, but basically this test will be grouped into three aspects, namely the working attitude, social, and emotional aspects.
This assay classified Personality Inventory test, where we were treated to a row about in a book EPPS test and asked to choose a preferred statement. I will not discuss too much content from this test because of the limitations of codes of ethics Psychology.But the readers of Psychology Study Site should not be disappointed, this time in light article, I will share how to present the test and tips to do Epps test.
How to Test Equipment Presents Epps, use the following steps:
- Give your answer sheet on the subject, then ask the subject to fill the identity (name, age, gender, and date of test)
- Hand out books on the subject matter
- Examiners give clues to the subject of how to do the test
- Examiners asked again whether there are any questions before tackling the subject test or not
- Before the end of the test examiner asks the subject to check again whether there is a matter that has elapsed or not.
- Make sure the examiner presents the test according to the specified time, to Indonesia approximately 60 minutes.
Tips for working on Psychological EPPS (Edwards Personal Preference Schedule)tests:
- before the test should perform adequate rest
- Pay attention to theright from your testers requested
- Never carelessly in answering questions, because your answer was very influential with the test results.
- Never lie when answering questions. It’s useless because Epps tests have been prepared in such a way by a constituent, a high correlation between the state come out with a state “inside” and presented two statements that express different trait in each number.
- Do the test with relax mind, with it you can do well.