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5 Matching questions

  1. psychometricians
  2. creative ability
  3. stereotype threat
  4. learning disability
  5. convergent thinking
  1. a involves dealing adaptively with novel situations and problems
  2. b a) have difficulty mastering an academic subject b) have normal intelligence c) are not suffering from other conditions that could explain poor performance, such as sensory impairment or inadequate instruction
  3. c intelligence is associated with using information that is provided to determine a standard, correct answer
  4. d psychologists who specialize in measuring psychological characteristics such as intelligence and personality
  5. e self-fulfilling prophecy in which knowledge of stereotypes leads to anxiety and reduced performance consistent with the original stereotype

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. simply represents the lower ends of the normal distribution of intelligence
  2. involves analyzing problems and generating different solutions
  3. this measures a child's learning potential by having the child learn something new in the presence of the examiner and with the examiner's help
  4. creativity is associated with the aim is not a single correct answer (often there isn't one) but novel and unusal lines of thought
  5. Terman described performance which was simply the ratio of mental age to chronological age, multiplied by 100

5 True/False questions

  1. crystallized intelligencerefers to the ability to perceive relations among stimuli


  2. mental age (MA)this refers to the difficulty of the problems that children could solve correctly


  3. practical abilityinvolves dealing adaptively with novel situations and problems


  4. mental retardationsome cases of mental retardation---no more 25%--can be traced to a specific biological or physical problem


  5. fluid intelligencea nontraditional aspect of intelligence in which the person's ability to use their own or others' emotions effectively for solving problems and living happily


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