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What does CAT stand for?

CAT stands for Cognitive Ability Test

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After reviewing the practice of excluding candidates with high scores on cognitive ability tests, Moustafa and Miller maintain that employers should reevaluate this approach since it may not serve their best interests.
Cognitive ability tests, which include verbal, numerical or logical reasoning tests, have only one correct answer and are usually known as intelligence tests.
An applicant who cannot pass a cognitive ability test will likely be unsuitable, even if he or she scores well on the other tests.
Children who failed at nine months to reach four key milestones in gross motor development, relating to sitting unaided, crawling, standing and taking their first walking steps, were found to be five points behind on average in cognitive ability tests taken at age five, compared to those who passed the milestones.