Cognitive Factors: Some Recent Literature.
EDUCATIONAL TESTING SERVICE PRINCETON N J
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The report is on one aspect of a study to provide a reference basis in efforts to conceptualize and develop a theory and structure of human abilities and temperament. The study is directed toward the identification of tests and other instruments that can serve as markers for well established factors. The first section gives a brief description of different theories and models of cognitive factors. It is followed by a short summary of some of the major issues raised by the research on cognitive factors. The final section describes new factors which have appeared in the literature. Recommendations are made. Modified author abstract