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  1. Normal Curve
  2. Intelligence Quotient
  3. Mental Age
  4. Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale
  5. General intelligence
  1. a a measure of intelligence test performance devised by Binet; the chronological age that most typically corresponds to a given level of performance
  2. b 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.
  3. c is the most widely used intelligence test; contains verbal and performance (nonverbal) subtests.
  4. d a general intelligence factor that according to Spearman and others underlies specific mental abilities and is therefore measured by every task on an intelligence test.
  5. e 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 Multiple choice questions

  1. a condition in which a person otherwise limited in mental ability has an exceptional specific skill, such as in computation or drawing
  2. the extent to which a test samples the behavior that is of interest
  3. A condition of retardation and associated physical disorders caused by an extra chromosome in one's genetic makeup
  4. 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. a test designed to predict a person's future performance

5 True/False questions

  1. Intelligence testa method for assessing an individual's mental aptitudes and comparing them with those of others, using numerical scores


  2. Emotional Intelligencethe ability to perceive, understand, manage, and use emotions


  3. Mental Retardationa 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


  4. Validitythe ability to produce novel and valuable ideas


  5. Standardizationthe widely used American revision of Binet's original intelligence test