Life Span Study Guide 3

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Life Span Study Guide 3 Chapter 8 1. What is intelligence? The ability to solve problems and to adapt to and learn from experiences 2. Galton- Alfred Binet- Developer of first major intelligence test. 3. What is the difference between mental age and chronological age and how are each involved in the calculation of the intelligent quotient? You divide the mental age by the chronological age and multiply it by 100 to get the intelligent quotient. 4. What are the advantages and disadvantages of Wechsler’s intelligence tests? 5. Be familiar with the different multi-factor intelligence tests, and the definitions of the different types of intelligences that were discussed in class. Sternberg’s Triarchic theory of intelligence Analytical Intelligence- ability to process info; ability to plan Creative intelligence- ability to solve new problems quickly Practical Intelligence- street smarts; ability to get along with others Cattell’s Model Fluid intelligence- memory Crystallized Intelligence- accumulation of skills and Strategies Emotional Intelligence Ability to get along with people and understand other’s emotions and how to regulate your own emotions. 6. Be familiar with the difference between mental retardation and intellectually gifted Mental retardation- condition of limited mental ability, low IQ score and inability to adapt to everyday life. Intellectually gifted- display exceptional intellectual strengths, live ordinary lives. 7. What does research indicate regarding stability in intelligence across lifespan? Research has shown low stability; stability depends on the type you are looking at; differences in IQ score may affect differences in education. Chapter 9 1. Be familiar with the different language subsystems. Phonology- system of sounds used in language; the rules of combining sounds to make words and the use of stress intonation to make sentences ; Morphology- system of rule for combining morphine’s to form words or modify word meanings Syntax- the rules that indicates how words and phrases can be combined to form sentences Semantics- rules governing the meanings of words and sentences Pragmatics- rules governing conversation and the social use of language. 2.
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