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5 Matching questions

  1. linguistic determinism
  2. predictive validity
  3. mental retardation
  4. creativity
  5. normal curve
  1. 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
  2. b Whorf's hypothesis that language determines the way we think.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. e the ability to produce novel and valuable ideas

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the ability to perceive, understand, manage, and use emotions
  2. the tendency for one's preexisting beliefs to distort logical reasoning, sometimes by making invalid conclusions seem valid, or valid conclusions seem invalid
  3. beginning about age 2, the stage in speech development during which a child speaks mostly two-word statements
  4. the inability to see a problem from a new perspective; an impediment to problem solving
  5. 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

  1. morphemein a language, the smallest distinctive sound unit


  2. criterionstandard used in judging


  3. Intelligence QuotientIQ test


  4. sanford-binetthe way an issue is posed; how an issue is framed can significantly affect decisions and judgments


  5. algorithma methodical, logical rule or procedure that guarantees solving a particular problem