Nathan Charles Weed is a faculty member at Central Michigan University in Mount Pleasant, Michigan. He is a clinical psychologist who conducts research concerning clinical psychological assessment, most often involving the family of MMPI instruments.
Early Life and Educational Background
Weed was born in San Diego, CA, in 1965, the eldest son of high school teachers. He began college at the University of California, Riverside (UCR), as a music major, but in his first college term, he was captivated by the description in his introductory psychology course of the Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI). He checked out books about the MMPI in the UCR library and proceeded unwittingly to break most ethical test use principles, administering the MMPI to his dorm mates and family, hand scoring and plotting their profiles, and providing interpretations informed by less than one complete college course in psychology.
At the time, UCR was a small, mostly undergraduate college with a...
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