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Thinking and intelligence chapter 7
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Defining intelligence Intelligence An inferred characteristic of an individual, usually defined as the ability to profit from experience, acquire knowledge, think abstractly, act purposefully, or adapt to changes in the environment g factor A general intellectual ability assumed by many theorists to underlie specific mental abilities and talents chapter 7
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Psychometrics The measurement of mental abilities, traits, and processes Reliability In test construction, the consistency of scores derived from a test from one time and place to another. Validity The ability of a test to measure what it was designed to measure. chapter 7
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The invention of IQ tests Binet-Simon Scale Developed by Alfred Binet and Theodore Simon First widely used test Used to identify slow learners
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Wechsler tests performance  tasks chapter 7
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IQ Controversy Benefits of IQ testing Predict academic performance job performance, income, social status, and years of
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