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17 Cards in this Set

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Involved in test development in order to measure some construct or behavior that distinguishes among people
2-part test development procedure that first establishes test norms from the test results
Scores established from the test results of the representative sample
Wechsler Intelligence Test
IQ tests for different age groups: WPPSI(primary), WISC(children), WAIS(adults
Standford-Binet Intelligence Test
By Lewis Terman; Individual IQ test that used a ratio formula
Aptitude Tests
Designed to predict a person’s future performance or assess capacity to learn
Achievement Tests
Designed to assess what a person has already learned
Aggregate or global capacity of the individual to act purposefully, think rationally, and to deal effectively w/ environment
Intelligence Quotient
IQ; mental age/chronological age x 100
Factor Analysis
Statistical procedure that identifies closely related clusters of factors among group of items
Fluid Intelligence
Cognitive abilities requiring speed or rapid learning that tends to decrease with age
Crystallized Intelligence
Learned knowledge and skills that tend to increase with age
Emotional Intelligence
Ability to perceive, express, understand and regulate emotions
Triarchic Theory of Intelligence
3 types of intelligence; analytical, practical and creative
Ability to generate ideas and solutions that are original
Within-group differences
Range of scores for variables being measured for a group of individuals
Between-group differences
Usually the difference between means of two groups of individuals for a common variable