B - Tests

General Ability Test (Douglas, 1964) - containing verbal and non-verbal items. Reading Comprehension Test - constructed by the National Foundation for Educational Research in England and Wales (NFER) specifically for use in this study. Arithmetic/Mathematics Test - again constructed by NFER especially for use in this study.

Tests
N18572T Number of words in essay-sample only
N9142T Verbal score on general ability test
N9172T Non verbal score on gen ability test
N9202T Total score on general ability test
N9232T Reading comprehension test score
N9262T Mathematics test score
N9292T Copying designs test score