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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. 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






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






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






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






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






6. The ability to think about thinking






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






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






9. Ability to gain knowledge and solve problems






10. 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






11. 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






12. A set of steps that - if followed correctly - will eventually solve the problem






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






14. 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






15. 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 -






16. Accumulated knowlege (memory)






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






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






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






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






21. Like to keep options open - can just let things happen - flexible - open-ended - no trouble interrupting work to play - playful and less serious - put amazing energy into a project that captivates them - not unusual for them to procrastinate






22. 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






23. Every generations IQ increases by 20 points due to nutrition - faster pace of life - schooling - etc.






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






25. 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






26. Mentally retarded in some areas and gifted in others






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






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






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






30. Generating a large number of possible solutions






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






32. Step two: generating hypothesis






33. A set of cognitive abilities






34. Seeing unique or different solutions to a problem






35. Asseses what the test actually measures






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






37. Brain's overriding function






38. 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






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






40. Measurement of inter/intra personal skills






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






42. Relay center - sensory information and motor functions






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






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






45. Consistency of measurement






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






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






48. 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






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






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