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Intelligence and IQ Testing Chapter 9
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Intelligence Ability to solve problems and to adapt to and learn from experiences Different views of intelligence Maybe also includes creativity or interpersonal skills Seem to be many types of intelligence!!
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Intelligence Mental Testing Movement and Binet (1904): Identify children that would not benefit by typical school instruction Those who needed special classes/instruction Developmental approach- intellectual ability increases with age Mental age individual’s level of mental development compared to others Intelligence quotient Mental age/chronological age How much raw score deviates from typical scores of same-age individuals
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Stanford-Binet Binet and Simon (1904) First Intelligence Test- a diagnostic tool to measure overall thinking ability Naming objects Generating the meaning of words Drawing pictures from memory Completing incomplete sentences Similarities between two objects Constructing a sentence from three words
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Current Stanford-Binet 4 subscales: Verbal reasoning Quantitative reasoning Abstract/visual reasoning Short-term memory Subscales and composite Compared with standardized sample
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IQ vs. Achievement Achievement Measures academic knowledge Based on education and what has been
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