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5 Matching questions

  1. telegraphic speech
  2. stereotype threat
  3. normal curve
  4. two-word stage
  5. sanford-binet
  1. a a self-confirming concern that one will be evaluated based on a negative stereotype
  2. b 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.
  3. c early speech stage in which a child speaks like a telegram--'go car'--using mostly nouns and verbs and omitting 'auxiliary' words
  4. d widely used US revision made by terman of binet original intelligence test
  5. e beginning about age 2, the stage in speech development during which a child speaks mostly two-word statements

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Clinging to one's initial conceptions after the basis on which they were formed has been discredited
  2. defining meaningful scores by comparison with the performance of a pretested standardization group
  3. stage of random nonsense words before the first birthday
  4. the tendency to think of things only in terms of their usual functions; an impediment to problem solving
  5. the inability to see a problem from a new perspective; an impediment to problem solving

5 True/False questions

  1. factor analysisa statistical procedure that identifies clusters of related items (called factors) on a test; used to identify different dimensions of performance that underlie one's total score


  2. heuristica simple thinking strategy that often allows us to make judgments and solve problems efficiently; usually speedier but also more error-prone than algorithms


  3. Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scalethe most widely used intelligence test; contains verbal and performance (nonverbal) subtests.


  4. mental seta measure of intelligence test performance devised by Binet; the chronological age that most typically corresponds to a given level of performance


  5. representative heuristicheuristic in which the probabiltiy of an event is determined by how redily it comes to mind