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Intelligence Vocab

Subject : soft-skills
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1. Three step process that moves from the given state (the problem) to a goal state (the solution)

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

3. 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

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

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

6. Ability to gain knowledge and solve problems

7. Estimating probability based on preexisting prototypes rather than evidence (a tall guy is probably a basketball player)

8. 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

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

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

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

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

13. 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

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

15. A set of cognitive abilities

16. Strong need for sociability - know lots of people - like to think and solve problems in groups - figure out what they want to say as they are talking

17. 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

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

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

20. 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 -

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

22. Consistency of measurement

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

24. 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

25. Asseses what the test actually measures

26. Norms that indicate where in the distribution a score lies

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

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

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

30. Mentally retarded in some areas and gifted in others

31. Specific concepts are grouped as subcategories into broader concepts (example: dog-->animals)

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

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

34. 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

35. Relay center - sensory information and motor functions

36. Below average mental functioning

37. 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

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

39. Seeing unique or different solutions to a problem

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

41. Generating a large number of possible solutions

42. Step two: generating hypothesis

43. Pay attention to what sensors tell them - facts - literal - detail oriented - sequence - down to earth - no nonsense - practical - accuracy - strong work ethic

44. Strategies - or simple rules - used in problem solving and decision making that do not guarantee a solution - but offer a likely short cut to it

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

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

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

48. Measurement of inter/intra personal skills

49. Brain's overriding function

50. 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