5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Predictive Validity
- Stereotype Threat
- Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale
- a the behavior that a test is designed to predict
- b a self-confirming concern that one will be evaluated based on a negative stereotype
- c defining meaningful scores by comparison with the performance of a pretested standardization group
- d is the most widely used intelligence test; contains verbal and performance (nonverbal) subtests.
- e The 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.
5 Multiple choice questions
- a statistical procedure that identifies clusters of related items (called factors) on a test; used to identify different dimensions of performance that underlie one's total score
- the ability to perceive, understand, manage, and use emotions
- the symmetrical bell-shaped curve that describes the distribution of many physical and psychological attributes. Most scores fall near the average, and fewer and fewer scores lie near the extremes.
- the extent to which a test yields consistent results, as assessed by the consistency of scores on two halves of the test, on alternate forms of the test, or on retesting
- defined originally as the ratio of mental age (ma) to chronological age (ca) multiplied by 100 (thus, IQ = ma/ca × 100). On contemporary intelligence tests, the average performance for a given age is assigned a score of 100.
5 True/False questions
Mental Retardation → a condition of limited mental ability, indicated by an intelligence score of 70 or below and difficulty in adapting to the demands of life; varies from mild to profound
Intelligence test → a method for assessing an individual's mental aptitudes and comparing them with those of others, using numerical scores
Validity → the ability to produce novel and valuable ideas
Down Syndrome → a condition in which a person otherwise limited in mental ability has an exceptional specific skill, such as in computation or drawing
Intelligence → mental quality consisting of the ability to learn from experience, solve problems, and use knowledge to adapt to new situations