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  1. practical ability
  2. convergent thinking
  3. organic mental retardation
  4. psychometricians
  5. creative ability
  1. a involves knowing what solution or plan will actually work
  2. b involves dealing adaptively with novel situations and problems
  3. c some cases of mental retardation---no more 25%--can be traced to a specific biological or physical problem
  4. d psychologists who specialize in measuring psychological characteristics such as intelligence and personality
  5. e intelligence is associated with using information that is provided to determine a standard, correct answer

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. simply represents the lower ends of the normal distribution of intelligence
  2. traditionally refers to individuals with scores of 130 or greater on intelligence tests
  3. involves analyzing problems and generating different solutions
  4. this refers to the difficulty of the problems that children could solve correctly
  5. Terman described performance which was simply the ratio of mental age to chronological age, multiplied by 100

5 True/False questions

  1. learning disabilitya) have difficulty mastering an academic subject b) have normal intelligence c) are not suffering from other conditions that could explain poor performance, such as sensory impairment or inadequate instruction


  2. mental retardationsome cases of mental retardation---no more 25%--can be traced to a specific biological or physical problem


  3. dynamic testingthis measures a child's learning potential by having the child learn something new in the presence of the examiner and with the examiner's help


  4. crystallized intelligencecomprises a person's culturally influenced accumulated knowledge and skills, including understanding printed language, comprehending language, and knowing vocabulary


  5. fluid intelligencea nontraditional aspect of intelligence in which the person's ability to use their own or others' emotions effectively for solving problems and living happily