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Unformatted text preview: Chapter 7 (cont.) Reliability o The extent to which a test yields a consistent, reproducible measure of performance. Is test performance consistent? Standardization o The development of uniform procedures for administering and scoring a test and the creation of norms (performance stands) for the test. Are the same procedures for administering and scoring the test used? Mental age (MA) o An individuals level of mental development relative to others Intelligence quotient (IQ) o An individuals mental age divided by chronological age multiplied by 100 Normal distribution o A symmetrical, bell-shaped curve, with a majority of the scores falling in the middle of the possible range and few scores appearing toward the extremes of the range. Culture-fair tests o Intelligence tests that are intended to be culturally unbiased. Heritability The proportion of observable differences in a group that can be explained by differences in the genes of the groups members....
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This note was uploaded on 03/21/2011 for the course PSY 101 taught by Professor Thompson during the Spring '08 term at Harper.
- Spring '08