PSYC 1010 Lecture 15: Introduction to Psychology Lecture 15 (PSYCH1010)

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PSYC 1010 Full Course Notes
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Weschler s deviation iq score y a person s iq score is compared to others in the same age group. y average performance for a given age group is set at 100. Then you see how far a given person s score deviates from the average iq score. Cognitive perspective y focuses on the process of intelligence rather than on the amount of intelligence (i. q. y in other words, they want to know how other people use the i. q. Emotional intelligence (goleman) y consists of the ability to perceive and express emotion, to assimilate emotion in thought, to understand and reason with emotion, and to regulate/control emotion. Culture fair tests y where a test is culture-fair if people from varying cultures and socio-economic backgrounds have an equal chance of doing well. Two views: intelligence reflects a general capacity for reasoning, iq is made up of a set of individual abilities and isn t a general trait.