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10-21-10 - 10-21-10 Intelligence Do you want to be...

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10-21-10 Intelligence Do you want to be intelligent? Do you want to have intelligent friends? Why? What are things that make you think someone is intelligent (or not intelligent)? Do you think that intelligence tests can measure a child’s intelligence? Why or why not? Can intelligence tests measure YOUR intelligence? II. Common “individual” intelligence tests A. Stanford-Binet 1. Largely language and math 2. New version added “performance ” items (problem solving, puzzles) 3. Developed “intelligence Quotient” (IQ). CA = Chronological age/ MA = Mental age. E.g., MA of 7 years = score like majority (60%) of 7 year olds IQ = (MA/CA) X 100 B. Wechsler Intelligence Scales (WISC for children) 1. Previously: verbal and performance score 2. Current version (IV): 4 Overall Scores: a. Verbal Comprehension Index (VCI) b. Perceptual Reasoning Index (PRI) c. Working Memory Index (WMI) d. Processing Speed Index (PSI) 3. Ex. Of VCI scales: a. Comprehension (Why is it bad to pollute? What should you do if
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