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5 Matching questions

  1. familial mental retardation
  2. convergent thinking
  3. mental age (MA)
  4. dynamic testing
  5. divergent thinking
  1. a this 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
  2. b this refers to the difficulty of the problems that children could solve correctly
  3. c intelligence is associated with using information that is provided to determine a standard, correct answer
  4. d simply represents the lower ends of the normal distribution of intelligence
  5. e creativity is associated with the aim is not a single correct answer (often there isn't one) but novel and unusal lines of thought

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. self-fulfilling prophecy in which knowledge of stereotypes leads to anxiety and reduced performance consistent with the original stereotype
  2. refers to the ability to perceive relations among stimuli
  3. Terman described performance which was simply the ratio of mental age to chronological age, multiplied by 100
  4. psychologists who specialize in measuring psychological characteristics such as intelligence and personality
  5. a nontraditional aspect of intelligence in which the person's ability to use their own or others' emotions effectively for solving problems and living happily

5 True/False questions

  1. savantsmusical intelligence is often shown by individuals with mental retardation who are extremely talented in one domain


  2. 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


  3. giftedtraditionally refers to individuals with scores of 130 or greater on intelligence tests


  4. creative abilityinvolves knowing what solution or plan will actually work


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


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