kevin perry test 3

  1. Schema
    an internal representation of the world; an organization of concepts and actions that can be revised by new information about the world
  2. Parenting styles
    construct representing standard strategies that parents use in their child rearing

    • Authoritative parenting
    • Authoritarian parenting
    • Indulgent parenting
    • Neglectful parenting
  3. Reflex
    An action that is performed as a response to a stimulus and without conscious thought
  4. Cross sectional
    a study in which a group (or groups) of individuals are composed into one large sample and studied at only a single point in time
  5. Longitudinal
    Involving information about an individual or group gathered over a long period of time
  6. Development
    a process in which something passes by degrees to a different stage
  7. Creativity
    Creativity is a mental process involving the discovery of new ideas or concepts, or new associations of the existing ideas or concepts, fueled by the process of either conscious or unconscious insight.
  8. Savant Syndrome
    A disorder in which a person with greatly diminished mental skill shows extraordinary proficiency in one, isolated skill
  9. Mental Retardation
    retardation: lack of normal development of intellectual capacities
  10. Achievement
    This is what someone has actually learned; whereas, aptitude is their potential for learning something
  11. Aptitude
    inherent ability
  12. Standardization
    the condition in which a standard has been successfully established;
  13. Validity
    The state or fact of being legally binding or acceptable
  14. “g” Factor
    The general intelligence factor (abbreviated g) is a controversial construct used in the field of psychology (see also psychometrics) to quantify what is common to the scores of all intelligence tests
  15. Intelligence Quotient
    a measure of a person's intelligence as indicated by an intelligence test; the ratio of a person's mental age to their chronological age
  16. Intelligence Quotient
    a measure of a person's intelligence as indicated by an intelligence test; the ratio of a person's mental age to their chronological age
  17. Language
    The method of human communication, either spoken or written, consisting of the use of words in a structured and conventional way
  18. Trial and Error
    experimenting until a solution is found
  19. Artificial Intelligence
    tools that exhibit human intelligence and behaviour
  20. Mental Set
    a tendency to approach situations the same way because that way worked in the past
  21. Functional Fixedness
    Functional fixedness is a cognitive bias that limits a person to using an object only in the way it is traditionally used.
  22. Means-End
    It is used when something you are doing (work) is not as important to you as what you hope to achieve by doing it
  23. Working Backwards
    starting from end amd work to beginning
  24. Heuristic
    relating to or using a general formulation that serves to guide investigation
  25. Algorithm
    A process or set of rules to be followed in calculations or other problem-solving operations, esp. by a computer
  26. Deductive reasoning
    deduction: reasoning from the general to the particular (or from cause to effect)
  27. Inductive reasoning
    generalization: reasoning from detailed facts to general principle
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kevin perry test 3
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