17)_Intelligence_-_Spring_2011

17)_Intelligence_-_Spring_2011 - Normal Distribution...

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3/24/11 1
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3/24/11 2 Note the changing view on the Stability of intelligence
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3/24/11 3 On a scale of 1-5 how well did this driving test meet these criterion (1= not at all, 5 = extremely well) What factors contribute to intelligence? Many genes Many environmental factors – Home – School – Friends – Nutrition – Illness
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3/24/11 4 Each pin level is a factor that can go “right” or “wrong” How might these factors combine to determine “intelligence”? Life is a game ? Bean Counter Demo Important properties of Normal Distribution Describes Response Frequency Specificity of shape Standard deviation Z-scores (and associated percentiles)
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Unformatted text preview: Normal Distribution Percentiles and z-scores According to this graph, what percent of scores are within 1 standard deviation of the mean? A) 68% B) 34.13% C) 50% D) 95% According to this graph, what percentage of scores are 2 standard deviations above the mean? A) 5% B) 2.14% C) 95% D) 1% 3/24/11 5 Mars Neptune Venus Saturn Which Planet has the highest mean IQ? A) Mars B) Neptune C) Venus D) Saturn 3/24/11 6 In which environment did genes have an impact on phenotype? A) Impoverished B) Enriched C) Both D) Neither Genotype Phenotype Environment 3/24/11 7 How much of the variation can be accounted for by GENES?...
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This note was uploaded on 09/12/2011 for the course PSYC 1001 taught by Professor Lindemann during the Spring '11 term at Columbia College.

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