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Psych Ch 9 Vocab
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knowledge gained from experience.
can be defined as the abilities to learn from experience, to think rationally, and to deal affectively with others.
Mental Age (MA)
shows the intellectual level at which a child is functioning.
Intelligence Quotient (IQ)
is a number that reflects the relationship between a child's mental age and his or her actual chronological age. (MA over CA multiplied by a 100)
any score that has been changed from a raw score in a systematic way
the __ of a test refers to its consistency. A test is more ___ if to gives highly similar scores ever time used regardless of factors such as ethnicity.
is determined by comparing scores earned by the same person on the same test taken at different times.
a test has __ if it measures what it is supposed to measure. to test this, the test is compared with outside standards or norms.
(technical def) getting an IQ of 70 or below
associated w/ probs such as communication, taking care of oneself, social skills, self-direction, traveling in a community, an vocational training
is to possess outstanding talent or to show the potential for performing at remarkably high levels of accomplishment when compared with other people of the same age, experience, or environment
develops special skills in a particular talent or discipline in childhood
"most gifted children"
is the ability to invent new solutions to problems or to create original or ingenious materials
is the extent to which variations in a trait from person to person can be explained by genetic factors
allows us to respond quickly to novel situations or problems
the sum of our knowledge of the world
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