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This test consists of 5 short answer questions, 10 short essay questions, and 1 (of 3) essay topics.
Short Answer Questions
1. "An anatomical theory for ranking __________ - based on entire bodies, not only on heads, - had been found."
2. Factor analysis is a _______ method technique.
3. Who did Goddard classify was having a mental age below 3?
4. What was the nationality of H. J. Eysenck?
5. The general intellectual knowledge of the child was calculated by subtracting the ________ age from his true chronological age.
Short Essay Questions
1. How were Burt's papers and data related to his studies destroyed?
2. What did Burt try to claim he had developed, though it was later shown to be a false claim?
3. What did Binet do in order to fulfill the obligations of his commission in 1904?
4. What did Binet's study of intelligence begin to rely on as opposed to medical measures of intelligence?
5. What were the problems of Burt's studies?
6. What does Cesare Lombroso have to say about criminal behavior?
7. Was factor analysis the right technique to use in intelligence testing?
8. What was Havelock Ellis' major claim in his study of the measurement of bodies in order to determine value?
9. What does the factor analysis variable 'g' stand for?
10. What did Gould feel about Eysenck's arguments for black inferiority?
Write an essay for ONE of the following topics:
Essay Topic 1
What's interesting is the Binet seems to be the one scientist who is concerned about how his findings would be used in everyday life and for everyday people.
Part 1: What was Binet worried about in regards to the tests he administered?
Part 2: What were the three rules Binet devised in order to ensure his test would not be misused?
Part 3: What did Binet suggest young children with learning issues might need?
Essay Topic 2
H.H. Goddard is a fascinating researcher in the field of intelligence measurement and heredity. His claim to fame is that he brought the Binet scale to America, but seems to have ignored the rules that went along with it.
Part 1: What are some of the categories Goddard used in order to rank individuals according to their intelligence?
Part 2: What are the similarities and the differences between these categories?
Part 3: What were the two errors Goddard encountered as he tried to develop a unilinear scale to measure intelligence?
Essay Topic 3
One of the popular craniometry scientists was Robert Bennett Bean. This Virginian physician again tried to find the differences between whites and blacks in order to prove the disparity of intelligence.
Part 1: What did Bean gather data on for his research study?
Part 2: What was Bean claiming as the results of his research? What were the differences between the two races?
Part 3: What were 2 of the 4 arguments Gould had again Bean's research?
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