PSY 101 Lecture 10-19-11

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You need 9 credits to satisfy the RPG requirement  . If you fail to earn 9 credits by the end of the semester,  you will receive an incomplete (you will have 1 year to  resolve the incomplete without penalty of grade  reduction). The credits can be earned by Research participation Article summaries (due on the last day of class) Mass testing accounted for 1 credit
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Additional RPG credits (above 9)  cannot  be used  for extra credit! I will offer extra-credit in-class assignments.
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IQ Score?
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mental testing in all its varieties Cognitive   tests : measurement of various aspects of  mental abilities Personality   tests : measurement of the non-cognitive  part of human personalities: interests, values, and  personality traits Projective   tests : assessment mental and emotional  problems (e.g., Rorschach)
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tried to demonstrate the hereditary basis of intelligence conceptualized intelligence in terms of sensory ability modest correlation between sensory ability and school  performance
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Recorded time required  for brain to react to  visual stimuli Ordered subjects from  slowest (1) to fastest  (5) Subjects with higher  conduction speed also  had higher scores on  an intelligence test
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published first workbook of an intelligence test test designed to measure intellectual performance of school  children test results expressed in terms of  mental age  (age at which  children of average ability were able to perform various  tasks in the test)
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developed Standford-Binet Intelligence Scale used an alternative to  mental age intelligence   quotient  (IQ)              5 th  Edition (2003) tests five major                                    factors: fluid reasoning, knowledge,                                 quantitative reasoning, visual-spatial                                         processing, and working memory IQ = mental age chronological age x 100
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Original Formula:         Mental Age        X  100 Chronological Age  Ten year old with mental age of 12=(12/10)*100= 20
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