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Unformatted text preview: Understanding/ comprehending language o Speech motor area Intelligence -Psychometric properties-Levels of analysis-Underlying processes Psychometric tradition-Statistical analysis of individual differences in mental ability-100 years of research o Charles Spearman (1904) Factor of analysis: Statistical technique to measure intelligence-Influence on mental testing o IQ tests Among the most accurate (in technical terms, reliable and valid) of all psychological tests and assessments Though often the most controversial o Broad individual variation in cognitive abilities Hierarchical nature-G-factor (general intelligence o Fluid intelligence (born) Spatial Speed Associations o Crystallized intelligence (learned) Verbal Scholastic information Raven’s Progressive Matrices-Fluid intelligence...
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- General intelligence factor, Underlying processes Psychometric tradition Statistical, intelligence Infantdirected speech, area Intelligence Psychometric