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Intelligence Vocab

Subject : soft-skills
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1. Triarchic intelligence; accepted by psychologists (analytical - practical - creativity)

2. 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

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

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

5. Mentally retarded in some areas and gifted in others

6. The ability to think about thinking

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

8. Measurement of inter/intra personal skills

9. Accumulated knowlege (memory)

10. A set of cognitive abilities

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

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

13. Below average mental functioning

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

15. Asseses what the test actually measures

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

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

18. 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

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

20. 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

21. 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

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

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

24. Generating a large number of possible solutions

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

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

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

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

29. Brain's overriding function

30. 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

31. 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

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

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

34. Consistency of measurement

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

36. 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 -

37. 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

38. 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

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

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

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

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

43. 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

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

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

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

47. Step two: generating hypothesis

48. Ability to gain knowledge and solve problems

49. 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

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