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Unformatted text preview: ii. Ask individuals to remember a list of nonsense syllables then later recite them iii. Ask individuals to estimate the passage of time iv. Tests were established to see who was mentally retarded in order to give them special help b. Alfred Binet 1905 i. Development of the first time 1. Test was given to see peoples mental development vs. actual age a. Simon-Binet Test ii. Revision upon importation to the US 1. Lewis Terman a. Modified it to fit America iii. Stanford-Binet Test 1. Still used today 2. Test was modified to use other ways of testing a. Visual b. Physical c. Not just logical-mathematical and linguistic iv. The intelligence quotient (IQ) 1. Mental Age divided by Chronological Age 2. Multiply by 100 3. That equals ones IQ 4. Standard bell curve occurs a. Most people score between 80 and 120 i. 100 is the average IQ b. Very few score very high and very low...
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course PSY 101 taught by Professor Savare during the Fall '07 term at SUNY Albany.
- Fall '07