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Essay heading: Abnormalities
 
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When looking at psychological characteristics it is believed that personality traits and conduct can also be sited into a standard distribution pattern. Through using this method psychologists can assess mental retardation and mental genius by assessing the individuals IQ levels and comparing them to what is perceived as normal...
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The key problem with using statistical definitions to categorise an individuals IQ level as normal or abnormal occurs when an individual is shown to have a higher than average IQ. They are generally thought as a genius and this is looked upon in a positive light whereas when someone is below average intelligence they are automatically classed as abnormal and observed in a negative image...
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