psy 200 about 2 pages intelligence and iq

* Part A: (1 page minimum)

In your response include the following:

*Identify the 2 “most intelligent” people you have ever known.

*Explain why you believe that each of these individuals is intelligent.

*What characteristics make them intelligent?

*Is their intelligence in one specific area (i.e., mathematics, science, etc.) OR are they “globally” intelligent (intelligent in numerous areas)?

*Discuss a specific example of something that each of these individuals has done that has impressed you the most in regard to their intelligence.

*Rate your own intelligence on a scale of 0 – 10 with 0 being the “least intelligent” and 10 being the “most intelligent.”

*Why do you think that you have this view of your own intelligence level? What has let to this view of yourself?

Part B: Intelligence Revisited (1 page minimum)

Visit the following website provided below or one that will provide you with a “free IQ test.”

Example: (IF THE LINK DOES NOT WORK………JUST COPY AND PASTE THE ADDRESS INTO YOUR ADDRESS BAR)—–That should work.

http://www.intelligencetest.com

Take the IQ test by clicking “START TEST” located on the left hand side of the page and when you are finished get your score. *Report your results and respond to the following items below:

(1 page minimum)

*What are your thoughts about this type of assessment?

*Do you think that this was a “valid or reliable” measure of intelligence?

*Why or why not?

*Do you think that the results were accurate? Why or why not?

*What knowledge/experience do you have with IQ testing?

*What are the primary uses of IQ tests and why are they reported?

*Do you think that an IQ test is a “true measure” of a person’s intelligence? Why or why not?

(Please provide proof that you’ve taken the online assessment either by providing a print-out with your score showing OR just report your