What determines intelligence

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Alexis McKenzie Psychology What determines intelligence? Ways of Thinking about Intelligence 1. Howard Gardner proposes that there are a number of intelligences, not just one. He refers to each kind of intelligence in his theory as “an intelligence” because they can differ so much. He also believes that each kind of intelligence is based in a different part of the brain. He believes in linguistic, special, intrapersonal, mathematical, bodily, interpersonal, naturalistic, musical and existential intelligences; all of which are separate. 2. Psychologist Robert Sternberg has a triarchic theory of intelligence that resembles a view proposed by the Greek philosopher Aristotle. The three types of intelligence are analytical, creative, and practical. Analytical, to solve problems. Creative to invent, discover, suppose or theorize. Practical would be like street smarts, and able to adapt to one’s environment. 3.
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This note was uploaded on 04/02/2008 for the course PSYCH 1401 taught by Professor Bellow during the Spring '08 term at Austin CC.

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