This technique is used for psychodiagnostics, the results of which determine mental abilities and personality traits of a person. The technique can be applied in relation to adults and children of five years and older.
This method is used to diagnose various deviations from the norm. Below are the categories of diseases and features under which the subjects fall:
The technique is also used in tests of professional fitness and identification of intellectual potential.
When working with children, the technique helps to form attention, and also develops spatial thinking from an early age.
The essence of the work method does not change when working with adults or children, but has a different form of holding, depending on the age of the subject. During the test, special cubes with colored edges are used, with their help it is necessary to perform various tasks. Complete with cubes are additionally used cards with the tasks specified in them. The number of parts used in the test may vary, depending on the situation and the subject. The standard set has 16 parts, usually 9 are used when working with children.
When conducting a test with children, the main task of the child is to fold the cubes on the pattern indicated. The level of complexity of the patterns are different from each other and are given alternately in a predetermined sequence. After testing is completed, the time spent on solving problems is taken into account.
There are some recommendations for a more successful test when applying the technique:
Previously, before the start of testing, it is possible to note a positive result, if the child tells or shows all the elements necessary to build the pattern.
The established norms of time, and the values of the patterns, are indicated in the test protocol, they are used to record the final results.
Features arising during the tests and their value:
The test data is mainly used to determine constructive thinking, which in turn involves spatial analysis. According to the results of testing, you can identify a number of pathologies and mental disorders. The test results are stored in the clinic for a long time and are a priority indicator in the treatment of severe forms of mental disorders.