psy3.25 - PSY.3.25 Intelligence I. The Controversy A....

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PSY.3.25 Intelligence I. The Controversy A. Charles Spearman B. Louis Thurstone C. Howard Gardner D. Robert Sternberg-Trirchic Theory 1. Analytical intelligence - "booksmarts," IQ Tests, do well in school 2. Creative intelligence - thinking outside the box, divergent thinking ability to solve problems in a novel situation How well do you adapt to new environments? How well do you solve unusual problems? 3. Practical intelligence - "streetsmarts," common sense Ability to get along with people, to understand people and how they work, understand how to promote yourself in a job II. Developing Intelligence Tests A. Alfred Binet In early 1900s he lived in Paris "psychometrician" Paris schools wanted to identify students whose scores were not consistent with norms Mental age - the performance on a test, comparing mental age with chronological age B. Lewis Terman American psychometrician, introduced Binet's test translated and adapted for American school children The first American IQ Test- The Stanford-Binet Intelligence Scale
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