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5 Matching questions

  1. algorithm
  2. Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale
  3. fixation
  4. intelligence test
  5. prototype
  1. a the most widely used intelligence test; contains verbal and performance (nonverbal) subtests.
  2. b the inability to see a problem from a new perspective; an impediment to problem solving
  3. c IQ test
  4. d a methodical, logical rule or procedure that guarantees solving a particular problem
  5. e a mental image or best example of a category

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. all the mental activities associated with thinking, knowing, remembering, and communicating
  2. a condition in which a person otherwise limited in mental ability has an exceptional specific skill, such as in computation or drawing
  3. widely used US revision made by terman of binet original intelligence test
  4. a condition of retardation and associated physical disorders caused by an extra chromosome in one's genetic makeup
  5. early speech stage in which a child speaks like a telegram--'go car'--using mostly nouns and verbs and omitting 'auxiliary' words

5 True/False questions

  1. belief perserverencethe tendency for one's preexisting beliefs to distort logical reasoning, sometimes by making invalid conclusions seem valid, or valid conclusions seem invalid


  2. predictive validityThe success with which a test predicts the behavior it is designed to predict; it is assessed by computing the correlation between test scores and the criterion behavior.


  3. functional fixednessa measure of intelligence test performance devised by Binet; the chronological age that most typically corresponds to a given level of performance


  4. Conceptgrouping of objects, events, or ideas that have similar characteristicks


  5. Intelligence Quotientdefined originally as the ratio of mental age to chronological age multiplied by 100


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