EELB317 - Quiz 2

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  1. the study of the relationship among the brain, nervous system, and behavior
    physiological psychology
  2. a political and scientific movement that argued for selective reproduction of individuals and immigration laws based on intelligence levels
  3. mental age divided by chronological age times one hundred is (mental age/chron age X 100)
  4. L.L Thurstone's theory of intelligence as consisting of seven distinct abilities
    primary mental abilities
  5. verbal comprehension
    word fluency
    number facility
    spatial visualization
    associative memory
    perpetual speed
    7 primary mental abilities
  6. ability to solve problems, figure out what to do when one is not sure what to do and acquire new skills
    fluid intelligence
  7. the use of acquired skills and knowledge, such as reading and language skills
    crystalized intelligence
  8. thinking about one's own thinking
  9. three aspects of Sternberg's Triarchic Theory of Intelligence:
    • Analytical
    • Creative
    • Practical
  10. a theory of intelligence that argues that individuals may exhibit multiple intelligences
    gardner's theory of multiple intelligences
  11. concern with larger questions of human existence, such as the meaning of life
    existential intelligence
  12. the belief that intelligence is genetically determined and not alterable
    entity view of intelligence
  13. the belief that intelligence can be proved through effort
    incremental view of intelligence
  14. the argument that there is a one-to-one correspondence between one's effort and one's gains in skill or ability
    monotonic-benefits assumption
  15. discussion between an adult and a child in which the adult helps the child make sense of an event they have mutually experienced
    mediated learning experience
  16. Children are actively trying to make sense of their world, (i.e., make meaning) We should teach in ways that help them do that – make sense – (i.e., teaching for meaning)
  17. knowledge, comprehension, application, analysis, synthesis, evaluation
    Bloom's Taxonomy
  18. exposure to an enriched learning environment stimulates...
  19. with repeated stimulation, the number of connections between ....
    neurons increases
  20. the brain's capacity for structural change as the result of experience
  21. students are viewed as naturally curious explorers who constantly try to make sense of their surroundings
    piagets theory
  22. students are viewed as young apprentices who benefit from the relationships they have with competent mentors (& ZPD)
    vygotskys theory
  23. the child's reasoning reveals his or her underlying mental operations
  24. an incorporation process in which an outside event is brought into one's way of thinking
  25. understanding that appearance alterations do not change the essential properties of an object
  26. the abstraction of a general principle from a variety of examples
    inductive reasoning
  27. drawing a valid conclusion out of a general premise or a sample of evidence
    deductive reasoning
  28. discovery based learning. who?
  29. conversation during instruction in which the teacher follows a script of probe, question, and scaffold
    PQS discourse model
  30. the idea that each person does not necessarily view the same environment in the same way
    cognitive theories
  31. idea that meaning is constructed by the learner
    constructivist theories
  32. what are the processes of encoding? (3)
    organization, elaboration, and practice
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