Psy 101-Intelligence

Psy 101-Intelligence - Intelligence-ability to learn from...

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Intelligence -ability to learn from experiences, solve problems, and use knowledge to adapt to new situations. Aspects -verbal ability, logical ability, mathematical ability, adaptability. Related concepts- Aptitude -ability to learn an area or skill. Aptitude test -test designed to predict a person’s future performance, aptitude is the capacity to learn. Achievement -how much you have learned School performance -GPA? Potential -someone’s estimate of your future achievement level. Skill -the level at which you demonstrate your knowledge and abilities. Theories of intelligence-one or many?, general or specific, if more than one type of intelligence, how many? General intelligence (g)-factor that Spearman and others believed underlies specific mental abilities, measured by every task on an intelligence test. Specific intelligence -unique intelligence specific to a particular area, uncorrelated to other specific intelligences. Fluid intelligence -ability to learn new info and new ways of thinking Crystallized intelligence -amount of knowledge and info Social intelligence
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