Examination and Testing Styles
©Arlene Taylor PhD
Innate preference influences the type of examination style that individuals are most comfortable using. When examinations contain questions and testing methods that are matched with each of the four divisions of the cerebrum, each exam-taker would theoretically be able to excel at one style and, at the same time, get to practice the other three.
Examinations are often developed with the so-called “average” student in mind. Some students, often those who fall outside that average range, may give a “wrong answer” when they focus on an exception to the general rule, (an exception these students often can discover if one exists).