PSY 201 week 7 assignment - it is like narrowing down a...

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“Your performance on the test was just below the population average which means that you have the ability to achieve success in life. Whatever you decide to do you have a good mix of skills and insight that can be applied in a wide variety of ways. You are able to think critically and communicate effectively and you also have the ability to handle academic challenges. If you think of intelligence as the ability to adapt easily to new situations then you are heading in the right direction.” Did you feel the results were accurate? I do feel that the results are accurate. Was the test biased in any way? In a way I think it was biased. Why? In the beginning you have to fill out info in regards to race, gender, age, education and where you live. To me
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Unformatted text preview: it is like narrowing down a person’s intelligence due to who you are, what you are, and where you are from. How do you feel about these types of scores being used to compare you with another person? Please explain. Being compared to another person is fine, but I did not like the narrowing down to race, gender , education, and where I am from. I do not do well under pressure, and knowing that I was being timed freaked me out. It was hard being under pressure for me, and I do not do well. I know there are people who do well under pressure so, being compared to those people I do not think is a fair way to judge your smarts. Does that make sense?...
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This note was uploaded on 12/02/2011 for the course ECONOMICS ECO taught by Professor David during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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