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Study Guide Exam 2 - Chapter 5 Intelligence What is Herbert...

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Chapter 5 Intelligence What is Herbert Spencer’s Theory of Intelligence? How does he come to his conclusion? What implications does his theory have for society? How did he conduct his research? What did he find? How did other theorists argue against him? What is Levy-Bruhl’s Theory of intelligence? Know his arguments concerning logic and the law of participation. What are these? What evidence does he present? How did other theorists argue against him? How are Spencer and Levy-Bruhl’s accounts different? How are they similar? What evidence is there for the transmission of intelligence from parent to child through genes? Adoption studies What influence does the environment have on intelligence? SES Birth Order Education What does it mean that genetics and the environment interact to determine intelligence? Who benefits the most from enriched environments? Chapter 6: Everyday Cognition What research has been done on Piaget’s theory across cultures? Conservation: what determines the accurate responses? Stereotypes Why do they form? Categorization error -Illusory correlation -Studies on the grouping of lines Ease of processing -know how stereotypes make processing easier Enable behavioral expectancies -know what this means
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This test prep was uploaded on 04/18/2008 for the course PSYC 354 taught by Professor Orehek during the Fall '08 term at Maryland.

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Study Guide Exam 2 - Chapter 5 Intelligence What is Herbert...

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