5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Correlation coefficient
- Heritability ratio
- Mental age
- Reaction range
- Test norms
- a A numerical index of the degree of relationship between two variables.
- b Standards that provide information about where a score on a psychological test ranks in relation to other scores on that test.
- c An estimate of the proportion of trait variability in a population that is determined by variations in genetic inheritance.
- d Genetically determined limits on IQ or other traits.
- e In intelligence testing, a score that indicates that a child displays the mental ability typical of a child of that chronological (actual) age.
5 Multiple choice questions
- The uniform procedures used in the administration and scoring of a test.
- Scores that locate subjects precisely within the normal distribution, using the standard deviation as the unit of measurement.
- The generation of ideas that are original, novel, and useful.
- A standardized measure of a sample of a person's behavior.
- The degree to which the content of a test is representative of the domain it's supposed to cover.
5 True/False questions
Construct validity → The extent to which there is evidence that a test measures a particular hypothetical construct.
Divergent thinking → Narrowing down a list of alternatives to converge on a single correct answer.
Achievement tests → Tests that gauge a person's mastery and knowledge of various subjects.
Intelligence tests → Psychological tests used to assess talent for specific types of mental ability.
Validity → The generation of ideas that are original, novel, and useful.