TB7 SPA Lecture 3; Theories and measurements of intelligence

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1. What is the Flynn effect?

  • A substantial increase in average scores on intelligence tests all over the world. When IQ tests are initially standardized using a standardization sample the average result is set to 100.
  • A substantial decrease in average scores on intelligence tests all over the world. When IQ tests are initially standardized using a standardization sample the average result is set to 100.
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2. What did Termans study of highly gifted children (1992) show?

  • Self discipline accounted for twice as much variance in final grades than IQ
  • Self discipline did not account for any of the variance of IQ
  • Above average levels of satisfaction with life and wellbeing, but unimpressive achievements compared to high IQ
  • Below average levels of satisfaction with life and wellbeing and unimpressive achievements compared to high IQ

3. Is Ravens test verbal? true or false?

  • false
  • true

4. What distribution of IQ scores did Spearman say 'g' explained?

  • No relationship
  • Positive skew distribution of IQ scores
  • Normal distribution of IQ scores
  • Negative skew distribution of IQ scores

5. What was the average IQ of termans 'termites'?

  • 175
  • 75
  • 150
  • 200

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