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Meaning of Q-sort in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF Q-SORT

Q-sort play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF Q-SORT

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Q-Sort is a noun.
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WHAT DOES Q-SORT MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Q methodology

Q Methodology is a research method used in psychology and in social sciences to study people's "subjectivity"—that is, their viewpoint. Q was developed by psychologist William Stephenson. It has been used both in clinical settings for assessing a patient's progress over time, as well as in research settings to examine how people think about a topic.

definitionDefinition of Q-sort in the English dictionary

The definition of Q-sort in the dictionary is a psychological test requiring subjects to sort items relative to one another along a dimension such as "agree"/"disagree" for analysis by Q-methodological statistics.

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ENGLISH WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE Q-SORT

Q-sort
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Q分类
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Q -sort
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Q-sort
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क्यू क्रमबद्ध
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Q- نوع
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Q- рода
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Q -sort
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Q -sort
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Q -sort
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Q-ソート
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Q- 정렬
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Q- loại
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Q -sort
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Q - sort
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Q -рода
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Q - sort
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Q -sort
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Q -sort
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Q- sort
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Q -sortering
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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «Q-SORT»

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The Psychology of Personality: Viewpoints, Research, and ...
The Q-Sort technique has been used extensively to measure the effectiveness of psychotherapy by assessing changes in the degree of congruence that have occurred within individuals as a result of receiving therapy. The logic has been that ...
autorBernardo J. Carducci, 2009
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The Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology and Behavioral Science
Q-SORT TECHNIQUE The Q-sort technique is a general method for eliciting a detailed. subjective description of a stimulus. This description is quantitative and based on explicit. internal reference points. The letter "Q" was used by the inventor ...
autorW. Edward Craighead, Charles B. Nemeroff, 2002
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A Survival Guide for Project Managers
Q-Sort Model An excellent method for prioritizing projects within an organization is called the Q-Sort method.1 This method is by far one of the most straightforward nonnumeric methods and can be used for anything that involves prioritization ...
autorJames Taylor, 2006
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Human Attachment
The Maternal Behavior Q-sort is designed to rely on clinical judgments less than Ainsworth's scales do. Like Ainsworth's scales, the new Q-sort requires that the coder observe the caregiver's responsiveness in a situation that tests his or her ...
autorVirginia L. Colin, 1996
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Encyclopedia of Special Education
The Q-sort is a technique used to implement Q-methodology, a set of philosophical, psychological, statistical, and psychometric ideas propounded by William Stephenson (1953). The Q-sort was developed as a research tool, in particular a tool ...
autorCecil R. Reynolds, Elaine Fletcher-Janzen, 2007
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Measurement in Nursing and Health Research
Because of constraints in the time allotted for the retreat, another meeting of administrative staff was held the next week, where sorts were distributed and completed. Q-sort response sheets and the sorts were then mailed to the medical staff ...
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The Concise Corsini Encyclopedia of Psychology and ...
The Q-sort technique is a general method for eliciting a detailed, subjective description of a stimulus. This description is quantitative and based on explicit, internal reference points. The letter Q was used by the inventor of the technique,  ...
autorW. Edward Craighead, Charles B. Nemeroff, 2004
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Attachment in Adulthood: Structure, Dynamics, and Change
The Adult Attachment Q-Sort is an alternative method of scoring the AAI (Kobak, 1993; Kobak et al., 1993). It emphasizes the relation between affect regulation and attachment representations by examining the use of secure versus insecure  ...
autorMario Mikulincer, Phillip R. Shaver, 2010
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Concise Encyclopedia of Special Education: A Reference for ...
The Q-sort is a technique used to implement Qmethodology, a set of philosophical, psychological, statistical, and psychometric ideas propounded by William Stephenson (1953). The Q-sort was developed as a research tool, in particular a tool ...
autorCecil R. Reynolds, Elaine Fletcher-Janzen, 2004
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Annual Progress in Child Psychiatry and Child Development 2002
Coding of Study Features Each study was coded on (a) attachment measure (e.g. , Strange Situation or Q-sort; this feature was also expanded to include a categorization of all studies as employing either dichotomous or continuous attachment ...
autorMargaret E. Hertzig, Ellen A. Farber, 2004
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4 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «Q-SORT»

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New Study Identifies How Disbelief, Lack of Support Negatively …
A total of 94 statements about invalidation that were derived from interviews and a card-sorting (Q-sort) technique provided the input for this cluster analysis. «Fibromyalgia News Today, May 15»
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Großer Erfolg für Innsbrucker Nachwuchswissenschaftler
Dabei werden Videoaufnahmen von ExpertInnen mittels der Q-Sort-Methode anhand von 90 Items bezüglich des Ausmaßes an „secure base behaviour“ ... «iPoint - Online-Zeitung der Universität Innsbruck, Feb 12»
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Is Leadership Overrated? (maybe not, but only when it is genuine)
Using an innovative survey technique (called the Q-sort method) they managed to construct a measure of the CEOs' values. Particularly, they measured CEOs' ... «Forbes, May 11»
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Testing Alternatives to Importance Ratings | By Keith Chrzan and …
Two methods, maximum difference scaling and Q-sort clearly stand out as performing much better than the other measures while magnitude estimation and ... «Hospitality Net, May 07»
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