Psychological Testing

Experts question genetic testing

Everybody has a talent and the easiest way to discover it is to undergo a genetic test, according to a company in Foshan .

Tuesday, 17 November, 2009, 12:00am

What is more important, EQ or IQ?

Vincent Wong, 17

Wah Yan College, Hong Kong

IQ only measures our intelligence potential, which has no direct relationship to our present intelligence, as psychologist Robert Sternberg suggested. But even with a high IQ, you cannot succeed if you are not determined enough. You also need to be sociable and creative.

9 Oct 2008 - 12:00am

Children are dumbing down, says expert

Modern living has blunted the problem-solving abilities of Hong Kong children and given them shorter attention spans than previous generations, an educational psychologist testing their IQs believes.

'Today's children have shorter attention spans because they can get answers to everything quickly from the internet,' Raymond Tang Ho-ming said yesterday.

12 Aug 2007 - 12:00am

Force revisits debate on recruits undergoing psychological tests

During the Tsui Po-ko case, the psyche of the constable was analysed posthumously by experts, reviving questions over whether officers should undergo such tests during their careers.

Police recruits undergo physical and integrity checks, but no psychological testing is done.

26 Apr 2007 - 12:00am

Personality computer tests 'stop loss of staff'

IDENTIFYING staff personality with well-designed software is an efficient way of reining in staff turnover, says a management consultant.

Movement of staff is high in the territory, and companies see a great need to reduce it.

15 Sep 1993 - 12:00am