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Psychology Chapter 9
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knowledge and skills gained from experience. Focuses on the things that you know and can do
the abilities to learn from experience, to think rationally, and to deal effectively with the environment
Spearman's Two Factor Theory
Factor g (General Intelligence) and Factor s (Specific Intelligence)
Thurstone's Theory of Primary Mental Abilities
9 different factors that affect intelligence
1. Visual Ability
2. Spatial Ability
3. Perceptual Speed
4. Numerical Ability
5. Verbal Meaning
7. Word Fluency
8. Deductive Reasoning
9. Inductive Reasoning
Gardner's Theory of Multiple Intelligences
7 different factors that affect intelligence
1. Linguistic Intelligence
2. Logical-Mathematical Intelligence
3. Visual-Spatial Intelligence
4. Body-Kinesthetic Intelligence
5. Musical-Rhythmic Intelligence
6. Interpersonal Intelligence
7. Intrapersonal Intelligence
Sternberg's Triarchic Theory
3 different factors that affect intelligence. 1. Creative
Five different factors in emotional intelligence
2. Mood management
4. Impulse Control
5. People Skills
tests that show what you have learned
tests intended to predict your ability to learn new skills
tests designed to measure intelligence
Shows the intellectual level at which a child is functioning. The level of intellectual functioning in years; compared to chronological age.
a number that reflects the relationship between a child's mental age and his or her actual chronological age.
Original IQ test
measure both Verbal and nonverbal abilities
refers to the test's consistency. It gives highly similar scores every time it is used.
determined by comparing scores earned by the same person on the same test taken at different times.
measures what it is supposed to measure.
A test that gives an advantage to a particular group
Intellectual and Devlopmental Disability
intellectual functioning that is below average, as indicated by an intelligence score of 70 or below.
Common problems the intellectually and developmentally disabled have
Communication, Taking Care of Oneself, Social Skills, Use of Leisure Time, Traveling in the Community, Vocational Training
Factors to cause intellectual and developmental disabilities
Brain damage, alcohol and drug abuse, malnourished, down syndrome
A term used to describe children with IQ scores above 130 or children with outstanding talent for performing at much higher levels than others of the same age and background.
A person who is considered to be intellectually and/or developmentally disabled but displays brilliance in a specific area.
Influences on Intelligence
Genetic and Environmental
the extent to which variations in a trait from person to person can be explained by genetic factors
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