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Intelligence Vocab

Subject : soft-skills
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1. Step two: generating hypothesis

2. Relay center - sensory information and motor functions

3. A representation of a group or category that shares similar characteristics

4. 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

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

6. Ability to gain knowledge and solve problems

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

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

9. Consistency of measurement

10. Accumulated knowlege (memory)

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

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

13. 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

14. Measurement of inter/intra personal skills

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

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

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

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

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

20. 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

21. Seeing unique or different solutions to a problem

22. Generating a large number of possible solutions

23. A set of cognitive abilities

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

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

26. 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

27. 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

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

29. Brain's overriding function

30. 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 -

31. Mentally retarded in some areas and gifted in others

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

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

34. 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

35. 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

36. 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

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

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

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

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

41. 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

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. Asseses what the test actually measures

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

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

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

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

48. The ability to think about thinking

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

50. 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