5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- linguistic determinism
- predictive validity
- mental retardation
- normal curve
- a a condition of limited mental ability, indicated by an intelligence score of 70 or below and difficulty in adapting to the demands of life; varies from mild to profound
- b Whorf's hypothesis that language determines the way we think.
- c the symmetrical bell-shaped curve that describes the distribution of many physical and psychological attributes. Most scores fall near the average, and fewer and fewer scores lie near the extremes.
- d 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.
- e the ability to produce novel and valuable ideas
5 Multiple choice questions
- the ability to perceive, understand, manage, and use emotions
- the tendency for one's preexisting beliefs to distort logical reasoning, sometimes by making invalid conclusions seem valid, or valid conclusions seem invalid
- beginning about age 2, the stage in speech development during which a child speaks mostly two-word statements
- the inability to see a problem from a new perspective; an impediment to problem solving
- a condition in which a person otherwise limited in mental ability has an exceptional specific skill, such as in computation or drawing
5 True/False questions
morpheme → in a language, the smallest distinctive sound unit
criterion → standard used in judging
Intelligence Quotient → IQ test
sanford-binet → the way an issue is posed; how an issue is framed can significantly affect decisions and judgments
algorithm → a methodical, logical rule or procedure that guarantees solving a particular problem