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Unformatted text preview: Developmental Psych 11 10 09 Individual differences in cognitive development, IQ Intelligence Cognition: a collection of abilities How do we measure intelligence? What a person knows How a person uses knowledge How a person reasons Efforts to measure intelligence Wexler scale Series of subtests Information Similarities Arithmetic Vocabulary Picture completion Block design red, white, half red half white Tests are different based on age Stanford Benet SAT IQ tests Supposed to predict academic success General information Logic and reasoning School skills Cultural knowledge Does not measure creativity, artistic skill Average IQ score is 100 68% fall between 85 and 115 2% above 130 .1% above 145 Average college student = 115 A score below 70 is considered mental retardation 50-70 mild mental retardation 35-50 is moderate mental retardation 20-35 is severe mental retardation...
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This note was uploaded on 02/26/2012 for the course PSY 310 taught by Professor Strauss during the Fall '10 term at Pittsburgh.
- Fall '10
- Developmental Psychology