Intelligence_2

Intelligence_2 - Review Questions from Chapter 14 Please...

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1 Review Questions from Chapter 14 1. Test in which researchers code open-ended responses in order to infer something about the participant’s personality. 1. Test which assesses one’s general mental ability (e.g., IQ or g). 1. Test which assesses one’s accumulated knowledge on a specific subject matter. 1. Personality test that is highly susceptible to socially desirable responding. 1. Type of mental abilities test that is specifically designed to predict someone’s future performance in a specific domain or subject (e.g., SAT for high school students or board exam for medical school students) Please match each of the following terms with one of the statements (items 1 through 5) found below: a. Intelligence test b. Aptitude test c. Achievement test d. Self-report test e. Projective test
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2 Review Questions from Chapter 14 1. Approximately ¾ of the students obtained a raw score of at least _______. a. 3 b. 8 c. 11 d. 52 1. A student who obtained a raw score of 12 was outperformed by what percent of the population? a. 5 b. 17 c. 73 d. 83 Raw Score Percentile Score Raw Score Percentile Score 16 100 8 49 15 98 7 37 14 95 6 27 13 90 5 18 12 83 4 11 11 74 3 6 10 64 2 3 9 52 1 1 A group of 150 high school seniors from completed a brief math test. There were 16 items on the test. The table on the left reflects the distribution of the students scores on the exam. Please use the table to answer the questions below. 1. Which of the following is most likely to be the mean raw score on the test? a. 3 b. 8 c. 11 d. 52
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3 Review Questions from Chapter 14 1. “My favorite item asks if the participant has ever had empathic feelings for others. Does it get any more direct than that?” – Dr. Abigail Smythe 1. “When 85 people took this test twice in my study, only one or two people changed rank order. The scores were virtually the same both times.” – Dr. Arvid Snerd 1. “The data suggest that this test is positively related to one’s altruistic intentions, negatively related to one’s need to interrupt, and not at all related to one’s memory ability.” – Dr. Harold Farfenheffer 1. “I was quite pleased when the participants’ scores on the test predicted how likely they were to patiently listen to a confederate who was describing some challenges in her life.” – Dr. Eunice Whositwattsit Dr. Coldheart designed a test that measures the degree to which a person empathizes with others. Many researchers have used this measure in their own experiments because they feel that it was carefully designed. Please match each of the following features of a good psychological test with one of the testimonials (items 9 through 12) provided by Dr. Coldheart’s colleagues. a. Reliability b. Content Validity c. Criterion-Related Validity d. Construct Validity
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4 Answers to Review Questions 1. Test in which researchers code open-ended responses in order to infer something about the participant’s personality.
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