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Module 26 INTELLIGENCE AND MEASUREMENT Intelligence o The capacity to learn from experience and adapt successfully to one’s environment INTELLIGENCE TESTS Mental age o In an intelligence test, the average age of the children who achieve a certain level of performance Stanford-Binet o An American version of Binet’s intelligence test that yields an IQ score with an average of 100 Intelligence quotient (IQ) o Originally defined as the ratio of mental age to chronological age, it now represents a person’s performance relative to same-age peers Wechsler adult intelligence scale (WAIS) o The most widely used IQ test for adults, it yields separate scores for verbal and performance subtests Standardization o The procedure by which existing norms are used to interpret an individual’s test score Reliability o The extent to which a test yields consistent results over time or using alternate forms o Test-retest reliability The degree to which a test yields consistent results when
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This note was uploaded on 04/04/2008 for the course PSYCH 101 taught by Professor Brill during the Fall '07 term at Rutgers.

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