Intelligence 2

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1 Psychology 100 Measuring Intelligence Emotional Intelligence
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2 An IQ test is NOT An achievement test An achievement motivation test An aptitude test
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3 An intelligence test Evaluates overall cognitive ability to learn  and solve problems Should  predict performance in domains  relevant to cognitive ability
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What  should  intelligence predict? 4
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What  does  intelligence predict? 5
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6 Characteristics of a GOOD IQ test Reliable Valid
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7 Characteristics of a GOOD IQ test Reliable Test-retest reliability estimated by performing the same survey with the same  respondents at different moments of time Shortcomings of this test? Split-half reliability correlation between scores on two arbitrarily formed  halves of the test,  often the odd-numbered and even-numbered test items. 
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Characteristics of a GOOD IQ test Valid Content validity the extent to which a measure represents all  facets of a given concept i.e. depression scale that only measures mood  would have little content validity Predictive validity Does it predict something it should theoretically  be able to predict? i.e. test of intelligence should predict academic 
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