PSYC 1010 Chapter Notes - Chapter 28-32: Babbling, Standardized Test, Determinism
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PSYC 1010 Full Course Notes
3 components: phonems the smallest disincive unit of sound, morphemes the smallest unit of meaning, grammar, semanics rules to help you derive meaning, syntax rules for how to order words. Able to receive, but not produce it: recepive language (~4 months, producive language, 1-word stage (nouns, 2-word stage (telegraphic speech) Linguisic determinism (whorf"s hypothesis) (think or language irst?) Any kind of standardized test for sample behavior: personality, mental ability tests. 1: apitude tests measure potenial on speciic tasks, achievement tests. Intelligence the capacity to act purposefully, to think raionally, and to deal efecively with the environment. 1884 galton believed that iq was relected by superior sensory acuity and physical atribute. Mental age refers to a kid"s performance on a test expressed in years compared to typical performance at that age. A person"s score is compared to people in the same age group. Average performance for a given age group is at 100.