is a test used to examine the ability of a young child's ability to cope and internalize data or information provided to them at a schoolwork level but at an abnormally young age. First proposed by Dorothea McCarthy in 1978.

MCCARTHY SCREENING TEST (MST): "One of the many tests which is used to look at the ability of a young child to cope with a full-time learning environment is the McCarthy Screening Test."
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