PSY100H1 Chapter Notes - Chapter 9: Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale, The Bell Curve, Stereotype Threat

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Stanford-binet test as a test intended to measure innate levels of intelligence . Binet had viewed his test as a measure of a child"s current abilities, not as a measure of an innate capacity. Sterns"iqis calculated by taking a person"s mental age, dividing it by his chronological age, and then multiplying by 100 . Both of them didn"t make much sense when applied to adults. Wechsler adult intelligence scale (wais), deviation iq is calculated by comparing the person"s test score with the average score for people of the same age. First establish the norm, or average, for a population, Then use the averages as baselines against which to compare the person. The wais provides a single iq score for each test taker the full scale. Iq but also breaks intelligence into a general ability index (gai) and a. Gai is computed from scores on the verbal comprehension and perceptual.

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