Ch 11 Myers Psychology
Which procedure is used to identify different dimensions of performance that underlie people's intelligence
When Phoebe strongly disagrees with her sister's opinion, she effectively controls her own anger and
responds with empathy to her sister's frustration regarding their dispute.
Her behavior best illustrates:
Managers who want to foster innovation in the workplace should seek to facilitate the __ of their employees.
Compared to others, people who are highly intelligent exhibit ________ neural plasticity and ________
brain-wave responses to simple stimuli.
A test designed to assess whether aspiring physicians should be granted the legal right to practice medicine
would most likely be considered a(n) ________ test.
Before publishing her test of musical aptitude, Professor Reed first administered the test to a representative
sample of people. This was most clearly necessary for test:
The widely used American revision of Alfred Binet's original intelligence test was developed by:
An 8-year-old who responded to the original Stanford-Binet with the proficiency of an average 10-year-old
was said to have an IQ of:
When retested on the WAIS, people's second scores generally match their first scores quite closely. This
indicates that the test has a high degree of:
If course exams assess a student's mastery of a representative sample of course material, they are said to:
Comparing the academic accomplishments of those who score extremely low with those who score
extremely high on intelligence tests is an effective way to highlight the tests':
The similarity between the intelligence test scores of nontwin siblings reared together is:
With his concern for "mental orthopedics," Alfred Binet would have been most enthusiastic about:
Stereotype threat is most likely to depress female students' performance on a difficult ________ test and to
students' performance on a difficult ________ test.
The first modern test of intelligence was developed in:
Although diagnosed with autism and hardly able to speak coherently, 18-year-old Andrew can produce
intricate and detailed drawings of scenes he has viewed only once. Andrew illustrates a condition known as:
Superior performance on the WAIS is most likely to be indicative of:
College students who focus on the interest and challenge of their school work rather than on simply meeting
deadlines and securing good grades are especially likely to demonstrate:
A high school counselor gave Amy a test designed to predict whether she could learn to become a
successful architect. Amy most likely received a(n) ________ test.
A performance score on the WAIS that is higher than all but 2 percent of all scores earns an intelligence
Mary's bathroom scale always overstates people's actual weight by exactly six pounds. The scale has
________ reliability and ________ validity.
College grades are the criterion for the ________ of the SAT.
Mark experiences severe mental retardation. Although he speaks very little, he has been trained to put on his
own clothes and perform simple tasks under close supervision. Mark's intelligence test score is most likely between:
An 8-year-old who responded to the original Stanford-Binet with the proficiency typical of an average 10-\ year-old was said to have a mental age of:
Some hereditarians have been fearful that higher twentieth-century birth rates among those with lower
intelligence scores would shove average intelligence scores progressively downward. This fear has been most directly
alleviated by the discovery of:
Children at 20 months of age who spoke sentences typical of 3-year-olds ________ especially likely to be
reading by age 4-and-a-half. Eight-graders who outperform most high schoolers on a college aptitude test ________ especially
likely to be reading by age 5.
The largest segment of persons with mental retardation achieve intelligence test scores between:
The heritability of intelligence scores among children of less-educated parents tends to be relatively
________ due to the relatively ________ variability among their family environments.
Compared to North American students, Asian students perform ________ on math aptitude and
achievements tests and they spend ________ time studying math.
Women have been found to score lower on math tests when they are tested alongside of men. This best
illustrates the impact of: