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Unformatted text preview: Chapter 7: Intelligence Intelligence An individuals ability o to understand complex ideas, o to adapt effectively to the environment, o to learn from experience, o to engage in various forms of reason ing, and o to overcome mental obstacles through effort. The nature of intelligence lumpers o Spearmans g (general) factor splitters o Thurstones primary mental abilities o Gardners multiple intelligences o Guilfords model o Sternbergs triarchic theory Thurstones primary mental abilities verbal comprehension numerical ability spatial relations perceptual speed word fluency memory reasoning Gardners multiple intelligence linguistic logical-mathematical spatial bodily-Kinesthetic (e.g. dancers) musical interpersonal (social skills) intrapersonal naturalistic Guilfords model mental operations used to think and reason o evaluation o divergent production o convergent production...
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- Fall '08