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Chapter 15 - Chapter 15, Problem How do we define...

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Chapter 15, 27/03/2008 11:10:00 Problem How do we define intelligence American Psychological Association devoted an entire issue to discussing  how to define and measure intelligence, as well as the value and usefulness  pf IQ scores Cognitive Abilities Common Sense Vs. Smarts Some believe there are many types of intelligence, such as creative, motor,  Alfred Binet In the late 1800’s, Alfred Binet realized that people had not figured out how to  assess intellectual abilities  He was appointed to the task of trying to develop a way to identify children  who had special needs in school He had two goals in mind o A test that was easy to administer o Test must clearly distinguish between normal and abnormal mental  ability  Psychometrics Is a sub area of psychology that is concerned with developing psychological 
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