Types of Test Designs

In designing an intelligence assessment, I may want to know the level of difficulty that someone is capable of solving. In this case, I would probably look at whether a person is able to solve a particularly difficult puzzle or not. This would be considered a power test. In this context power refers to how well a measurement can differentiate …

Intelligence Resources

On this page you’ll find a number of resources for understanding intelligence, including ways of defining intelligence, testing, and the role of genes and environment in shaping intelligence. If I’ve missed a good resource, please share it in the comments section! General Resources Intelligence Key Terms Intelligence Pinterest page OpenStax Intelligence Chapter Intelligence Chapter – Boundless Master Introductory Psychology Volume …

Key Terms for Intelligence

Download a free pdf of this key terms list here: Intelligence-Key-Terms Find explanations and examples of all of these key terms and more here: Master Introductory Psychology: Complete Edition         reification   Charles Spearman   factor analysis   g-factor   Louis Leon Thurstone   primary mental abilities   Howard Gardner   multiple intelligences   prodigy   savant   …