AP Psychology 1.5 Testing and Individual Differences

AP Psychology 1.5 Testing and Individual Differences. Charles Spearman would support which of the following statements?

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t s a t or school elastic aptitude test Well

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it's a standardized test widely used for college admissions in

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america and something shmoop is proudly famous for helping you

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prepare for over an aptitude test Doesn't measure intelligence It

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assesses and predicts one's ability to learn or do something

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Spirit had nothing to do with the development of the

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that honor goes to princeton's carl campbell brigham though this

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one doesn't fit Spearmint didn't have a whole lot to

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say about language acquisition either A notion that there are

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optimal ages at which to learn language is described by

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the critical period hypothesis which states that the first years

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of life up to say age five represent the time

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when language develops readily and far more easily than later

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on in life This was initially proposed by neurologist penfield

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and roberts and popularized later by linenberg But did spearmon

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think that intelligence consisted of a plurality of abilities No

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unlike fellow psychologist turn burden gardener have beauty Intelligence is

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coming in multiple forms Spearmint came up with this own

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singular measure for intelligence Which is why this has got

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to go gardner specifically Was an advocate for the idea

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that intelligence and its multiple forms were each to find

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most by culture This nuanced understanding of intelligence is one

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that came about long after the death of spearmint and

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therefore couldn't possibly fit either Spearmon was best known for

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his development of the general intelligence or g factor He

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argued that intelligence was a single ability that could be

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measured and it by testing a series of related cognitive

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tasks Aggie factor could be a sign that spearmon believed

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accurately reflected one's in diligence Nowadays most people refer to

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this kind of testing is the more popular intelligence quotient

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or like test which is too bad because g factor 00:02:09.645 --> [endTime] sounds oh so much cooler and futuristic