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Reference Materials

The following new or updated documents are now available for viewing and downloading.

Informational Documents

  • MAT Basics provides information about MAT history, contents, structure, administration, and score reporting, as well as information useful in interpreting MAT scores.
  • MAT Reliability and Validity provides information and research results related to the reliability and validity of the test.
  • Updated Understanding Analogies shows the usefulness of the analogy item format for measuring important cognitive skills.
  • Updated Comparing MAT to GRE provides score comparisons for the MAT and the GRE Verbal Reasoning General Test.

In addition to these publicly available documents, the printed MAT Technical Manual (Pearson, 2012) is available to qualified professionals and contains detailed data for the current normative sample, the current 2011 percentile ranks, and compendium tables that can be used to compare the previous 2007 percentile ranks with the current percentile ranks.

To request a copy of the MAT Technical Manual, or to offer suggestions regarding the MAT or other related publications, please contact MAT Customer Relations:

Research Reports