Essays Tagged: "intelligence tests"

What contribution did Jean Piaget make to the understanding of child development.

e University in Paris, while in Paris Piaget worked at Binet laboratories on the standardization of intelligence tests. Piaget then left and set up his own research programme, he integrated his own ex ...

(8 pages) 313 1 4.7 Apr/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

Hemispheric Dominance of the Brain and Its Effect on Visual Acuity and Motor Response -- split brain state, callosal agenesis, controlled experiment.

its effects on the ability of people to function on a normal level. Saurwein and Lassonde performed intelligence tests in 1994 that showed that there is little or no cognitive impediment in split-brai ...

(3 pages) 62 0 3.0 Jun/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

A complete guide to understanding the Stanford Binet Intelligence test.

Background InformationBinet defined intelligence as the capacity (1) to find and maintain a definite direction or purpose, (2) to make n ... theory of general metal ability, or g, based on the idea that a single general factor underlies all intelligence. Modern theorists have taken this concept further in gf-gc theory, in which there are t ... fluid (gf) and crystallized (gc).Mental age is a unit of measurement for expressing the results of intelligence tests. The concept was introduced in the second revision of the Binet scale in 1908. A ...

(4 pages) 121 0 4.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

How to become a Psychologist and what it will be like.

information through controlled laboratory experiments, as well as through personality, aptitude and intelligence tests. They do all this just to figure out what is wrong with you (which sounds like fu ...

(7 pages) 312 7 4.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

The purpose of intelligence testing with children.

What is the purpose of intelligence tests in children? They helpdoctors, teachers and psychologists diagnose numerous learn ... ,she was diagnosed with Central Auditory Processing Disorder. All thesewere the result of extensive intelligence and psychological evaluationsutilizing a wide variety of approaches to be certain accur ... nd would have never had the chance to reach herpotential. As you can imagine, I place high value on intelligence testswhen used as intended.Are intelligence tests are biased? I don't believe they are. ...

(2 pages) 95 1 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

PAst present and future racism

ears, the data used in such studies was fraudulent. We are all familiar with the cultural biases of intelligence tests that sought to prove intelligence was solely based on hereditary factors. Mention ... tandards and tests for determining who was a misfit and who wasn't. For example, the Stanford-Binet Intelligence Test was one of the methods used for testing for the mental deficiency. It was lawful i ...

(8 pages) 165 1 4.2 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Differences between Spearman and Gardner

he differences between Spearman and GardnerEdward Spearman's name is almost synonymous with general intelligence, or "g" for short. He invented the first form of factor analysis, and proposed a two-fa ... ral factor plus a specific factor. (G + S). From these theories, he said that people who do well on intelligence tests also do well on a variety of intellectual tasks. "Vocabulary and mathematical and ...

(2 pages) 77 0 5.0 Sep/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

A critical summary of the concept of emotional intelligence

David Wechsler defined intelligence as " the aggregate or global capacity of the individual to act purposely, to think rati ... purposely, to think rationally, and to deal effectively with his environment", however the issue of intelligence has always managed to raise many debates and arguments within psychology. The very natu ... f intelligence makes it extremely difficult to define in any exact way."For many years the study of intelligence focused mainly on the adaptive use of cognition, the publication of the book by Goleman ...

(3 pages) 406 4 4.6 Jan/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Outline of Chapter 4: Understanding Student Differences in "Psychology Applied to Teaching" 11th edition By: Jack Snowman and Robert Biehler

I. The Nature & Measurement of IntelligenceA. The Origin of Intelligence Testing1. In 1904, Alfred Binet was appointed to a commiss ... In 1916, Lewis Terman of Stanford University adapted the test, & it became an extremely popular intelligence test known as the Stanford-Binet.a. Terman added a global measure known as the intellig ... ow because both the Wechsler & modern Stanford-Binet use deviation scores.3. The history of the intelligence test illustrates why it predicts academic performance better than job performance, inco ...

(12 pages) 160 0 3.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Cause Effect Music On Intelligence

performed a study that began the controversy regarding the relationship between classical music and intelligence. This study consisted of separating students into two groups; one group then listened t ... ic enhance intellectual ability? "As a group, children who study music score higher on standardized intelligence tests than children who do not,"� according to John Elderkin (Elderkin 43). Chil ...

(4 pages) 22 0 0.0 Dec/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

In this paper, we will be exploring two theories of intelligence; Charles Spearman and Howard

Scholars have attempted for many years to gain an understanding about the nature of intelligence; and they have yet to agree on a single definition or theory. Many theorists analyze th ... s analyze the results of intelligence tests and identify clusters of abilities. Others believe that intelligence encompasses many abilities that cannot be captured by tests. (Encarta msn, 2007) In thi ... annot be captured by tests. (Encarta msn, 2007) In this paper, we will be exploring two theories of intelligence; Charles Spearman, who proposed that intelligence, consists of two factors, and Howard ...

(4 pages) 130 0 5.0 Aug/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

Disparate Impact Case Study

Company. Mr. Griggs thought that the company's requirement of a high school diploma and passing of intelligence tests as a condition of employment in or transfer to jobs at the plant was discriminato ...

(3 pages) 30 0 0.0 Oct/2007

Subjects: Law & Government Essays


Describe the main approaches that have been employed to understand the notion of intelligence, and access whether these approaches can be considered as complementary or mutually exc ... rmation processing are two entirely different perspectives that attempt to understand the notion of intelligence. This essay aims to examine these approaches and to see whether their explanations for ... ces & propositions of these approaches, in turn, before evaluating whether they can account for intelligence in a mutually exclusive way or can be integrated so as to give a fuller account of inte ...

(8 pages) 205 0 3.7 Dec/2007

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Jean Piaget

tel. Piaget taught philosophy and psychology in Paris. Later, he began to research and administered intelligence tests to young children. He studied how children reasoned, instead of their ?right or w ... ies have an important role in psychological thought as of today. His theories present the growth of intelligence clearly in order, although the ages may vary within different cultures. Both theories a ...

(3 pages) 47 1 2.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology > Psychological Theories & Authors

Intelligency Analysis

In an educational setting, intelligence and achievement tests are administered routinely to assess individual accomplishment. T ... help determine readiness for reading and writing placement.A standardized test used to establish an intelligence level rating by measuring a subject's ability to form concepts, solve problems, acquire ... nformation, reason, and perform other intellectual operations (Trosky, 1989).A psychometric test of intelligence; is what an intelligence test tests (Trosky, 1989). In defining intelligence, there has ...

(4 pages) 121 0 0.0 Sep/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Fundamentals of Psychological Testing

isualization, and creative thinking (Hogan, 2002). These tests are usually used to assess levels of intelligence. However, there are non-intelligence-based mental ability tests as well. The three form ... e forms of mental ability tests most widely used and administered are the individually administered intelligence tests, the group administered intelligence tests and other ability tests. The Stanford- ...

(4 pages) 143 0 4.3 May/2009

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Psychological Testing

nly used to review stages of intellect, there is also mental ability tests that are not necessarily intelligence based. There are three types of mental ability tests that are used the most and they ar ... here are three types of mental ability tests that are used the most and they are group administered intelligence tests, individually administered intelligence tests, and other ability tests. A relevan ...

(4 pages) 85 0 0.0 Jul/2010

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

Review Raven’s Standard Progressive Matrices together with the Schutte Emotional Intelligence Scale

PERSONALITY, INTELLIGENCE AND TESTINGReview Raven's Standard Progressive Matrices together with the Schutte Emoti ... Review Raven's Standard Progressive Matrices together with the Schutte Emotional Intelligence Scale,Intelligence, or cognitive ability doesn't have one standardised definition. (Legg & Hutter, 200 ... o be a singular ability while others would say it is a grouping of various aptitudes and abilities. Intelligence is intangible and an entity that is not physically measurable. When defining intelligen ...

(10 pages) 12 0 0.0 Dec/2011

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology

An assessment on Piaget

eclined in order to finish high school (Siegler, 1998, p. 24). In the 1920s, he worked on designing intelligence tests for children at the Binet laboratory in Paris. It was here that he speculated tha ... 119), led him to write "more than 50 books and monographs on genetic epistemology or developmental intelligence" and just under 63,000 pages of work in total over his lifetime (Hergenhahm, 2009, p. 6 ...

(7 pages) 2 0 0.0 Dec/2012

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Psychology