Class Notes (811,155)
Canada (494,530)
Psychology (4,104)
PSY210H5 (299)
Lecture 10

Lecture 10

5 Pages
Unlock Document

University of Toronto Mississauga
Elizabeth Johnson

PSY210H5Introduction to Developmental Psychology Lecture 10March 18 2014Intelligence cont from last classIQ Tests and SchoolingSmall but consistent drop in IQ over summer monthsChildren with an extra year of schooling higher IQsPsychometric Testing The GoodIQ is relatively stable from early childhood by age 7 becomes decent predictor of adult performanceCan be measured accurately and reliablyPredict several important realworld outcome variables in childhood and in adulthood Nature versus NurtureOrganized stimulating home environments are associated with higher IQsModest success of preschool intervention programs for children from lowSES families The Flynn EffectGeneral trend toward an increase in average IQ test scores across subsequent generations thof the 20 century PGS 395Do Music Lessons Make you SmarterSchellenberg 2004Families recruited for free art lessons1 44 6yearolds assigned randomly to weekly lessons for a year2 experimental groups keyboard or voice lessons2 control groups drama or no lessonsTest pre and postlessonsDVs WISC academic achievement social skillsResultsoMusic groups also had larger improvements on a standardized test of educational achievementoDrama group had largest improvement in adaptive social skillsWhy do Music Lessons Make a DifferenceMusic lessons may be more schoollike than other extracurricular activitiesMusic lessons involve long periods of focused attention daily practice reading musical notation memorization of extended musical passages learning about a variety of musical structures and progressive mastery of technical skills and the conventions governing the expression of emotions in performance Beyond the NormsGiftedness IQ score greater than 130 learn faster than other children and may have some exceptional talents in specific areas page 415Mental Retardation IQ score of 70 or below inability to cope adequately with ageappropriate activities in everyday life page 415Learning Disabilities Deficits in one or more cognitive processes important for learning page 415Thinking Back
More Less

Related notes for PSY210H5

Log In


Don't have an account?

Join OneClass

Access over 10 million pages of study
documents for 1.3 million courses.

Sign up

Join to view


By registering, I agree to the Terms and Privacy Policies
Already have an account?
Just a few more details

So we can recommend you notes for your school.

Reset Password

Please enter below the email address you registered with and we will send you a link to reset your password.

Add your courses

Get notes from the top students in your class.