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AP Psychology 4/7/14
Warm-up Write a psychological analysis of one of your actions over spring break using concepts of motivation, biology, emotion, or any other applicable ideas. Describe the event and include at least two concepts.
Disorder posters Present! Take notes on each disorder.
Tests Intelligence Quotient: William Stern Stanford-Binet: original vs. Terman’s revision WAIS: Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale Achievement (assess knowledge) vs. Aptitude (predict ability) Normal curve: 1 SD around 68%, 2 SD around 95% Reliability (precision/consistency) vs. validity (accuracy)
Intellectual disability Also known as mental retardation (in a less politically correct world) Two standard deviations (<70) = intellectual disability Severe: <35 Learning disability: achievement test scores are two SD lower than IQ in a subject. Down syndrome: extra 21 chromosome (trisomy 21)—average IQ of 50