← Chapter 8-Psychology Export Options Alphabetize Word-Def Delimiter Tab Comma Custom Def-Word Delimiter New Line Semicolon Custom Data Copy and paste the text below. It is read-only. Select All Intelligence An overall capacity to think rationally, act purposefully, and deal effectively with the environment. Mental Age The averge mental ability people display at a given age. Intelligence Quotient (IQ) An index of intelligence defined as a person's mental age divided by his or her chronological age and multiplied by 100. Cognition The process of thinking or mentally processing information (images, concepts, words, rules, and symbols). Concept An idea representing a catagory of related objects or event. Prototype An ideal model used as a prime example of a particular concept. Semantics The study of meanings in words and language. Understanding In problem solving, a deeper comprehension of the nature of the problem. Insight A sudden mental reorganization of a problem that makes the solution obvious. Intuition Quick, impulsive thought that does not make use of formal logic or clear reasoning.