Chapter 11 p.334-340. Intelligence. What makes us smart? Or not so smart?. How do we measure intelligence?. Intelligence test : a method for assessing aptitudes and comparing them to other’s numerical scores. Francis Galton.
What makes us smart?
Or not so smart?
Can be culturally specific.
According to this definition, are both Einstein and Ruth intelligent?
A statistical procedure that identifies clusters of related items on a test.
He saw using FA that doing well in one area of a test predicted that you will do well in another.
Lewis Terman’s widely used American revision of Binet’s original intelligence test was the:
Tests that measure what you have learned.
Tests must be:
The extent to which a test measures what it is supposed to measure.
Criterion related validity
Aptitude tests are to _____ as achievement tests are to ____.
Nature or Nurture
Tests do discriminate.
But some argue that there sole purpose is to discriminate.
We have to look at the type of discrimination.