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Intelligence Vocab

Subject : soft-skills
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1. A representation of a group or category that shares similar characteristics

2. 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

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

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

5. 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

6. 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

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

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

9. 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

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

11. A set of cognitive abilities

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

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

14. Seeing unique or different solutions to a problem

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

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

17. Accumulated knowlege (memory)

18. The ability to think about thinking

19. 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

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

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

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

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

24. 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

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

26. 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

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

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

29. 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

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

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

32. Measurement of inter/intra personal skills

33. Consistency of measurement

34. 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

35. Mentally retarded in some areas and gifted in others

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

37. Generating a large number of possible solutions

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

39. 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

40. 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

41. Below average mental functioning

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

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

44. Step two: generating hypothesis

45. 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

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

47. Ability to gain knowledge and solve problems

48. Brain's overriding function

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

50. 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 -