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Intelligence Vocab

Subject : soft-skills
Instructions:
  • Answer 50 questions in 15 minutes.
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  • Match each statement with the correct term.
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This is a study tool. The 3 wrong answers for each question are randomly chosen from answers to other questions. So, you might find at times the answers obvious, but you will see it re-enforces your understanding as you take the test each time.
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)