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Abnormal Development
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Outline What is Intelligence & how do you measure it? Turing Test IQ tests Is Language competence predicted by intelligence? SLI Autism Down Syndrome Williams Syndrome
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What is Intelligence? General cognitive abilities? (creative, quick learner, few mistakes, good @ problem-solving) Sum of specific skills (math, vocab, logic) The mental ability measured by an IQ test? Mental Age /Chronological Age * 100 = IQ
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AI and the Turing Test Artificial intelligence Does it make sense to think artificial systems have intelligence? If an artificial system could pass test it would be considered intelligent Must guess who is person and who is computuer
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Can we measure intelligence independently of language competence? Components of the WAIS-III (1997) version of an IQ test 2008 version eliminates this level & changes some of the subtests
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Image from Pearson Assessments, distributor of WAIS-IV (2008)
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WISC-IV (2003) is for age 6 – 16 Does not require reading/writing
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This note was uploaded on 02/13/2011 for the course PSYCH 242 taught by Professor Epstein during the Fall '08 term at University of Michigan.

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