Psychology and Intelligence Quotient Essay

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1. intelligence is the ability to learn from new experiences, solve problems, and adapt to new situations. 2. iq tests used to be the stanford binet tests that measured IQ but they worked only for children and not adults so they changed it into two tests, WAIS and WISC 3. savant syndrome is the syndrome with an enlarged hippocampus and down syndrome is where there is an extra 21 chromosome. both are intelligence disabilities = IQ <70 4. 3 types of intelligence: Analytical Intelligence: intelligence that is assessed by intelligence tests Creative Intelligence: intelligence that allows us to adapt to new situations and generate new ideas Practical Intelligence: intelligence that is considered street smarts (everyday tasks) 5. The relationship between IQ and creativity is that creativity allows us to create new ideas which is very similar too the way that creative intelligence works. 6. Emotional Intelligence ability to percieve, understand, manage, and use emotion. percieve - recognize it in different places understand - predict them, how they change manage - express emotions in situations use - utilize emotions to adapt 7. Aptitude tests measure your ability to learn in the future Achievement tests test what you know right now 8. Normal curve is the same things as the bell curve. It is the distribution of scores by comparison with a pretested group. 9. Something that is reliable is consistent with the results but it is not necessarily valid. Validity measures how accurate the test is testing what is it supposed to test. 10. Racial and ethnic differences in IQ. certain groups perform and outperform others. Gender Differences in IQ Girls have fluent language, larger vocab, can find things, can recognize emotions, can spell better, are more sensitive. Boys have better math problem solving but not as good math comprehension. 11. Tests are biased in the way that they are sensitive to the performances of certain groups over other groups, but they are not biased in the fact that they accurately test how much certain groups outperform others. 12. motication is something that energizes behavior and directs it towards a goal. 13. Instincts are not taught and differ from species to species. They are behaviors that have complex but fixed patterns. Drives are phsyiological needs that create tension in order to motivate an organism to satisfy that need. 14. The hierarchy of needs goes like this, physiological needs, safety needs, belongingness and need to love, esteem needs, self-actualization, self- transcendence. 15. 3 theories of emotion James-Lang Theory states that the phsyiological need comes before the emotion. Cannon-Bard Theory states that the physiological need and the emotion occur simultaneously Two-factor Theory states that the physiological need and the cognitive label work together to produce emotion. 16. sympathetic physiology of emotion is the…