TB7 SPA Lecture 3; Theories and measurements of intelligence

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1. Which of these describes Crystallised intelligence?

  • e.g Verbal analogies
  • The ability to solve abstract relational problems that have not been explicitly taught
  • The ability to solve problems that depend on acquired knowledge
  • e.g Memory for lists
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2. What did research by Duckworth & Seligman (2005) 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. What is the equation in the standardised Weschler Adult Intelligence scale?

  • Standardised test score/Actual test score X 100 (then standardised)
  • Standardised test score/expected score for that age X 100 (then standardised)
  • Actual test score/expected score for that age X 100 (then standardised)
  • Expected score for that age/Actual test score X 100 (then standardised)

4. What does Ravens progressive matrices measure?

  • Verbal comprehension
  • Reasoning ability/meaning making
  • 16PF
  • Processing speed

5. Who developed the concept of 'mental age'?

  • Binet
  • Eysenck
  • Terman
  • Spearman

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