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5 Matching questions

  1. Savant Syndrome
  2. Intelligence
  3. Intelligence test
  4. Stanford-Binet
  5. Factor analysis
  1. a a condition in which a person otherwise limited in mental ability has an exceptional specific skill, such as in computation or drawing
  2. b 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
  3. c mental quality consisting of the ability to learn from experience, solve problems, and use knowledge to adapt to new situations
  4. d the widely used American revision of Binet's original intelligence test
  5. e a method for assessing an individual's mental aptitudes and comparing them with those of others, using numerical scores

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. A condition of retardation and associated physical disorders caused by an extra chromosome in one's genetic makeup
  2. is the most widely used intelligence test; contains verbal and performance (nonverbal) subtests.
  3. defining meaningful scores by comparison with the performance of a pretested standardization group
  4. a self-confirming concern that one will be evaluated based on a negative stereotype
  5. 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 True/False questions

  1. Achievement Testa test designed to predict a person's future performance


  2. Normal Curvea measure of intelligence test performance devised by Binet; the chronological age that most typically corresponds to a given level of performance


  3. Creativitythe 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


  4. Content Validitythe extent to which a test measures or predicts what it is supposed to


  5. Mental Retardationdefining meaningful scores by comparison with the performance of a pretested standardization group


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