Unformatted text preview: somewhat stressful situation in that the person taking the test must work through the problems as fast as possible. Both of these tests are measuring a persons basic problem solving and analysis skills. While the traditional IQ test is more focused on the ability to problem solve using logic and process of elimination, the SAT is more focused on retrieving previous information and applying it in an effective manner with the relevant problems. Given the constraints of a singular test, both of these typically do a pretty good job in finding a preliminary level of education and intelligence in the people who take part. Although the time constraints may provide an extra source of stress that could very well affect a person’s performance. I hated taking both of them…sooo stressful!...
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 Spring '08
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 Math, Differential Equations, Linear Algebra, Algebra, Equations, Christopher Evans, traditional IQ test, higher level math, somewhat stressful situation, Christopher Evans Psych, time limited structure

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