5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Heritability ratio
- Intelligence quotient (IQ)
- Intelligence tests
- a An estimate of the proportion of trait variability in a population that is determined by variations in genetic inheritance.
- b The measurement consistency of a test (or of other kinds of measurement techniques).
- c A child's mental age divided by chronological age, multiplied by 100.
- d Psychological tests that measure general mental ability.
- e The uniform procedures used in the administration and scoring of a test.
5 Multiple choice questions
- Narrowing down a list of alternatives to converge on a single correct answer.
- Psychological tests used to assess talent for specific types of mental ability.
- A symmetric, bell-shaped curve that represents the pattern in which many characteristics are dispersed in the population.
- The ability of a test to measure what it was designed to measure.
- Test validity that is estimated by correlating subjects' scores on a test with their scores on an independent criterion (another measure) of the trait assessed by the test.
5 True/False questions
Test norms → Standards that provide information about where a score on a psychological test ranks in relation to other scores on that test.
Reaction range → In intelligence testing, a score that indicates that a child displays the mental ability typical of a child of that chronological (actual) age.
Creativity → The measurement consistency of a test (or of other kinds of measurement techniques).
Psychological test → Psychological tests that measure various aspects of personality, including motives, interests, values, and attitudes.
Reification → Giving an abstract concept a name and then treating it as though it were a concrete, tangible object.