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Intelligence Vocab

Subject : soft-skills
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1. Norms that indicate where in the distribution a score lies

2. Drawing conclusions based on most available/remembered information (after reading about the holocaust all day - you think its the most important event in history)

3. Starts with solution and works backward; you decide you want to be a doctor - you then take the steps to get there

4. Change oriented - empathizers - outgoing - people oriented - leader types - popular - charming - persuasive - people are highest priority - are aware of interpersonal dynamics in social settings -high need to please - strong fluency with language

5. Tendency to think of an object of only functioning in one way (two pencils - no ruler)

6. Either 2 of a continuum...'either this or that'

7. Brain's overriding function

8. A representation of a group or category that shares similar characteristics

9. The ratio of mental age to actual age times 100; measures your intellectual acheivement

10. Step one: lays groundwork; defines goal - identifies facts - etc.

11. The ability to produce valued outcomes in a novel way

12. Thinking that produces many possible ideas; major element in creativity (uses for a paper clip)

13. The ability to think about thinking

14. The feel good theory; 8 different intelligences; accepted among educators

15. Below average mental functioning

16. Enjoy interacting with others but it drains their energy - find quiet - tend to not like phone calls - share special occasions with one or very few numbers of people -can't study with noise - fore thinkers -

17. Step two: generating hypothesis

18. Mentally retarded in some areas and gifted in others

19. People oriented - idealistic - cause oriented - see possibilities - meaning in life - great impact on the world - integrity is important - harmony is important - personalize criticism - can't stand phony people - usually not motivated by money - like

20. The mental activities involved in aquiring - storing - retrieving - and using knowledge

21. Narrowing down a list of alternatives to a single answer (SATS - IQ tests - etc.)

22. Analytical - critical - great with theory - curious - loves to learn - often go into science areas - competent - most self critical - fear of failure - conscious of the credentials of others - learn by challenging authority - can hurt feelings

23. Organization - detail - sequential - awesome decision makers - quiet - serious - stable - dependable - structure - schedule - work comes first - give appearance of being cool and aloof - no frills - slow to change

24. Measurement of inter/intra personal skills

25. Slowest region of the brain to develop - memory - predicting - more neurons than the rest of the brain combined - regulation and coordination of movement -posture - balance

26. Asseses what the test actually measures

27. Ability to move into other ways - but you always come back to your pattern

28. You remember things that present an emotional response - process information into long term memory - colors your experiences - emotions - fear

29. Shifting with ease from one type of problem solving strategy to another

30. Detail oriented - closure wanting - highly organized - procedure for everything - neat - strongest work ethic - don't like asking for help - save money - must feel useful - stable - traditionalist - occupations seek them - loyal

31. Complex problems are broken into smaller mini problems which act as stepping stones to get to the overall goal

32. Tendency to seek out information that confirms preexisting beliefs; seeing only your solution in all evidence (racist says blacks cause all problems)

33. Decide by looking at logical results - unemotional - like analysis and putting things in order - justice is very important - make decisions easier because they put little weight on how it will affect other - don't think feelings are reliable - can hu

34. Triarchic intelligence; accepted by psychologists (analytical - practical - creativity)

35. Under the thalamus - smaller than an almond - metabolic processes - homeostasis - thirst - hunger - circadian rhythms - sex drive

36. A set of cognitive abilities

37. Want closure - they want to get things settled and wrapped up work comes before play - more decisive - list makers

38. Big picture people. take in information from 6th sense - future and possibility intrigued - want to change the world - they may be restless living in world as it is - learn best in illustrations - or metaphors - big on imagination - always looking fo

39. Hard for them to wait for gratification - tend to live for today - light-hearted - impulsive - action oriented - enormous energy in a crisis - want to test limits - risk takers - can lose themselves in interesting projects

40. Decide issues on what is important to them or others - logicality not a requirement - struggle with decisions - people oriented - sympathetic - tactful - appreciative - people pleasers

41. A representation of the best and most typical example of a category (example: rose-->flower)

42. Relay center - sensory information and motor functions

43. Consistency of measurement

44. Short term memory into long term memory happens during REM sleep - brain decides what to pay attention to - figures out where to put new material - recalling spatial relationships

45. Come at information from different perspectives after 1 day - 1 week - 1 month and 4 months in order to remember it

46. Solver determines what measure would make the solution come faster; you discover studying gives you good grades

47. Step three: asks wether generated solutions solved the problem

48. Using problem solving methods that have worked in the past instead of formulating new ones (same football plays - no new ones)

49. Accumulated knowlege (memory)

50. Three step process that moves from the given state (the problem) to a goal state (the solution)