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Cognition: Theory, Measurement and Implications

This article focuses on cognition, which is of critical importance within educational and work environments, as well as within the context of leadership assessment and development. Up to a point, cognitive factors enable the emergence of consciousness, and very importantly, the implementation of one’s world view, or level of awareness, as covered in a previous article in this journal. This does not imply a linear relationship between cognition and consciousness. People with high levels of cognitive capability, for example, c...

M Prinsloo & P Barrett May 15, 2014

Equifinal Profiling

I was asked this question recently by an executive responsible for hiring in a large corporate: “We observe too oft...

P Barrett May 16, 2014

Consciousness Models in Action: Comparisons.

This paper discusses various theoretical models of the evolution of consciousness as well as critically evaluates and integrates the models into a single organising framework, which is then applied to leadershi...

M Prinsloo May 20, 2014

Investigating the reliability and validity of the Cognitive Process Profile (CPP).

How do we assess the reliability of an assessment which, by its very nature, precludes re‐assessment within a period ...

Barrett/Prinsloo May 20, 2014

The Binomial Effect Size Display (BESD) – a brief overview and evaluation

I provide the definition, some warnings of the conditions under which it may not always produce accurate results, and so...

P Barrett May 20, 2014

The Challenge of Psychological Measurement

As indicated by a number of researchers in the field of psychological measurement, such as Barrett (2013), Michell (1999...

M Prinsloo March 26, 2015

Useful downloads and tools

If you are a registered Cognadev consultant and have completed the CPP training you can download some useful files. ...

Resource January 01, 2017

Research Study in Linguistics using the CPP

Read this interesting research study, Successful vs. Less Successful Iranian EFL Learners: Cognitive Styles, ...

Resource February 24, 2017

VO Case Studies – Organisational Culture

Research on the Value Orientations in the form of 20 case studies. The research provides insight into the worldview and ...

Resource April 07, 2017

PAIA Manual

For the purposes of the Promotion of Access to Information Cognadev (Pty) Ltd (formerly Magellan Consulting) has been assessed by the Human Rights Commission and our manual has been approved. Th...

Resource May 12, 2017

Technical Report Series

Technical Report Series These articles provide detailed expositions of analyses undertaken as part of the evidence-ba...

P Barrett May 12, 2017


Below you can find links to download presentations that were used at conferences and talks. ...

Prinsloo&Barrett May 12, 2047

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