Chronological Age: Definition & Explanation


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What is the difference between chronological and mental age?

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1. Why is chronological age important?

2. What is chronological age?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

In this quiz, you will be asked to recall various facts about chronological age, including how it differs from other forms of age and how it relates to psychology.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz, which focuses on chronological age, is to assess your understanding in the following ways:

  • Understand the difference between chronological and mental age
  • Identify the importance of chronological age
  • Define chronological age
  • Understand the relation between chronological age and psychological testing
  • Recognize true statements about chronological age

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - draw from relevant information from the lesson on chronological age
  • Defining key concepts - accurately define chronological age
  • Distinguish differences - compare and contrast chronological and mental age
  • Information recall - remember knowledge you've gained about the importance of chronological age

Additional Learning

The lesson called Chronological Age: Definition & Explanation will cover the following objectives:

  • Define chronological age
  • Differentiate chronological age and mental age
  • Explain the reasons chronological age is important
  • Learn how chronological age is used in the determination of IQ