Ch.1 IQ - Intelligence, Achievement and Acquiring New...

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Intelligence, Achievement and Acquiring New Knowledge Let’s Learn How We Learn
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History of Intelligence Testing Early Mid Late Present 1800 1900’s US Army Application Questions Progressive Era Europe Mental testing Stimulus response “feeble- minded” children •Terman & Binet •Concept of IQ •Educational Reform Created group IQ •Mass testing in Schools •Demographic differences Focus on individualism •Meritocracy •Absolute calibration of differences Cultural implications? What next? More complete history in article on Blackboard
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Group Activity Difference between aptitude and achievement? How is aptitude measured / How is achievement measured? What are IQ tests used for? Pros and Cons of IQ tests?
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Mental structure or framework to take in info Can be verbal or non-verbal Example: People Schemes change/expand over time due to experiences
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A new concept is placed into an existing
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