Chapter 7 Study Guide

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Chapter 7 Study Guide - Ami McCarthy - PSY101-012 - De Helen Burroughs 1 Chapter 7 Study Guide 1. Define intelligence. The global capacity to think rationally, act purposefully, and deal effectively with the environment . 2. Who was Alfred Binet ? A psychologist who was hired by the French government to develop procedures to identify students who might require special help. He devised a series of tests to measure different abilities, focusing on elementary abilities such as memory, attention, and the ability to understand similarities and differences. 3. Who was Lewis Terman ? Stanford University psychologist who translated and adapted Binet’s tests which resulted in the popularization phrase “IQ test”. 4. What does IQ stand for? Intellectual Quotient - a measure of general intelligence derived by comparing an individual’s score with the scores of others in the same age group. 5. What is: mental age - a measurement of intelligence in which an individual’s mental level
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