An Introduction to the New Psytech GeneSys Online

Psytech Genesys Introduction Unit-1

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Accounts & Account Structures

In previous versions of Psytech GeneSys accounts were treated as single elements within the system. This means that one account would contain only one user. The system was linear  meaning that users would move from creating sessions, to adding and testing respondents in those sessions, to generating reports from those respondents.
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New GeneSys Online System Launch: Roll-out to start in the UK – 9/4/2013

As of 9/4/2013 the new version of Psytech GeneSys Online will begin its global roll-out, starting in the UK and spreading out to other markets over the following weeks. *

The new Psytech GeneSys Online system will offer a range of powerful new features, offering  increased flexibility and enhanced control over your respondents and their data, while  maintaining the user friendliness of the previous version.
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Supervised Online Testing – A Way To Reduce Faking?

Supervised Online Testing – A Way To Reduce Faking?

An international between-subject study by Matthias Stadler & Psytech International

Introduction

Online testing is used more and more in personnel selection. However, research has only just begun to explore the possible gains and risks from taking psychometric tests out of standardized settings. Tippins et al. (2006) mention several unresolved issues regarding unproctored internet testing, especially in high-stakes situations. Beaty et al. (2011) criticized that especially the possible effect of the higher anonymity of unproctored online testing on the validity of psychometric testing have not been investigated much so far.

To augment this sparse body of knowledge, we report data on both Chinese and European applicants and investigate the effect of increased supervision on the personality scores of high-stakes applicants. It is assumed, that a higher degree of supervision will lead to a less stereotypical score on both the most relevant personality traits and the fake-good scales (Mahar et al., 2006) but will not effect the social desirability scores.

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Psytech International Certified Today for EFPA Training Courses

Psytech International have today become one of the first trainers in psychometrics to become EFPA certified.

EFPA will replace the BPS Level A & B in 2012.
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