Intelligence 10-18-07

Intelligence 10-18-07 - Intelligence The ability to learn...

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Intelligence The ability to learn from experience, solve problems, and use knowledge to adapt to new situations Aspects of Intelligence Verbal Ability Logical Ability Mathematical Ability Adaptability Related Concepts Aptitude o The ability to learn an area or skill Aptitude Test o A test designed to predict a person’s future performance o Aptitude is the capacity to learn Achievement o How much you have learned School Performance o GPA Potential o Someone’s estimate of your future achievement level Skill o The level at which you demonstrate your knowledge and abilities Theories of Intelligence How many types of intelligence are there? General Intelligence Factor that Spearman and others believed underlies specific mental abilities
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Measured by every task on an intelligence test Specific Intelligence Unique intelligence specific to a particular area Uncorrelated to other specific intelligences Fluid and Crystallized Intelligence
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