5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Intelligence test
- Savant Syndrome
- Mental Age
- a a measure of intelligence test performance devised by Binet; the chronological age that most typically corresponds to a given level of performance
- b a method for assessing an individual's mental aptitudes and comparing them with those of others, using numerical scores
- c defining meaningful scores by comparison with the performance of a pretested standardization group
- d the extent to which a test yields consistent results, as assessed by the consistency of scores on two halves of the test, on alternate forms of the test, or on retesting
- e a condition in which a person otherwise limited in mental ability has an exceptional specific skill, such as in computation or drawing
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- defined originally as the ratio of mental age (ma) to chronological age (ca) multiplied by 100 (thus, IQ = ma/ca × 100). On contemporary intelligence tests, the average performance for a given age is assigned a score of 100.
- a general intelligence factor that according to Spearman and others underlies specific mental abilities and is therefore measured by every task on an intelligence test.
- the widely used American revision of Binet's original intelligence test
- the ability to perceive, understand, manage, and use emotions
- a statistical procedure that identifies clusters of related items (called factors) on a test; used to identify different dimensions of performance that underlie one's total score
5 True/False Questions
Stereotype Threat → a self-confirming concern that one will be evaluated based on a negative stereotype
Mental Retardation → a condition of limited mental ability, indicated by an intelligence score of 70 or below and difficulty in adapting to the demands of life; varies from mild to profound
Achievement Test → a test designed to assess what a person has learned
Aptitude test → a test designed to predict a person's future performance
Normal Curve → the symmetrical bell-shaped curve that describes the distribution of many physical and psychological attributes. Most scores fall near the average, and fewer and fewer scores lie near the extremes.