Intelligence - Psyc 100 Intelligence Lecture Outline...

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Psyc 100 Intelligence
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Lecture Outline Intelligence (application of cognitive skills  and knowledge to learn, solve problems,  and obtain valued ends) IQ testing Approaches to intelligence Heredity and Intelligence The Extremes of Intelligence
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05/07/09 Westen Psychology 2e Assessment Norms, Standardization Reliability test-retest, parallel form, internal (split-half, Cronbach’s alpha) Validity face, criterion (concurrent, predictive)
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Intelligence Testing Psychometric approach: devise tests to measure  a person’s cognitive level relative to others First popularized by Sir Francis Galton Mass testing at an exposition Galton devised correlation procedure to examine relation  between simple measures of intelligence Simple measures of intelligence did not correlate with social  class Binet and Simon devised a test to measure intellectual  development in children (for placement of slow kids)  Devised “ mental age ” concept”:  MA = average age at which  children achieve an actual score
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Intelligence Quotient To allow for comparison of test scores  among persons, L. Terman devised the  concept of intelligence quotient (IQ): IQ =  (MA/CA) x 100 MA = mental age CA = chronological age
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05/07/09 Westen Psychology 2e Wechsler and IQ MA for adults? Deviation quotient model
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