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Psych Unit 2 Intelligence Vocab
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The ability to learn from experience, solve problems, and use knowledge to adapt to new situations.
Howard Gardner (1943-)
Author of a contemporary theory of multiple intelligences consisting of eight separate kinds of intelligence.
Robert Sternberg (1949-)
Author of a contemporary theory of multiple intelligences consisting of analytical, creative, and practical intelligence.
The ability to perceive, express, understand, and regulate emotions.
general intelligence (g)
The factor that Charles Spearman believed underlies all multiple intelligences.
Alfred Binet (1857-1911)
Developer of the first test to classify children's abilities using the concept of mental age.
mental age (MA)
The chronological age that corresponds to the difficulty level of the questions a child can answer.
Lewis Terman (1877-1956)
Adapted Binet's tests for use in the United States as an intelligence test that reported intelligence as a calculated IQ score.
intelligence quotient (IQ)
The number that results from dividing mental age by chronological age and multiplying by 100.
David Wechsler (1896-1981)
Developer of the most widely used individual intelligence tests in the United States, which were the first tests to report scores for both verbal and performance intelligence.
Tests that attempt to measure what the test-taker has accomplished.
Tests that attempt to predict the test-taker's future performance.
The extent to which a test yields consistent results, regardless of who gives the test or when or where it is given.
The extent to which a test measures or predicts what it is supposed to test.
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