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Intelligence Vocab

Subject : soft-skills
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1. Estimating probability based on preexisting prototypes rather than evidence (a tall guy is probably a basketball player)

2. 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

3. Asseses what the test actually measures

4. Brain's overriding function

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

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

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

8. Relay center - sensory information and motor functions

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

10. 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

11. Accumulated knowlege (memory)

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

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

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

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

16. 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

17. 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

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

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

20. Measurement of inter/intra personal skills

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

22. A set of cognitive abilities

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

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

25. 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

26. Ability to gain knowledge and solve problems

27. Generating a large number of possible solutions

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

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

30. 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

31. 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

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

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

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

35. Mentally retarded in some areas and gifted in others

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

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

38. Step two: generating hypothesis

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

41. The ability to think about thinking

42. 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

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

44. 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

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

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

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

48. Below average mental functioning

49. Seeing unique or different solutions to a problem

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