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Chapter 11 - Chapter 11 Intelligence: Cognitive and...

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Chapter 11 Intelligence: Cognitive and Emotional Intelligence: The ability to think abstractly and to learn readily from experience. Catell – Intelligence consists of two major components: fluid intelligence and crystallized intelligence. Fluid intelligence: Aspects of intelligence that involve forming concepts, reasoning, and identifying similarities. Crystallized intelligence: aspects of intelligence that draw on previously learned information to make decisions or solve problems. Savant syndrome: A condition in which an individual has general cognitive impairment but Robert Sternberg’s triarchic theory: A theory suggesting that there are actually three distinct kinds of intelligence 1 st analytical intelligences – involves the abilities to think critically and analytically. 2 nd creative intelligence - emphasizes insight and the ability to formulate new ideas. 3 rd practical intelligence: intelligence useful in solving everyday problems 1904 – Alfred Binet and Theodore Simon: created a way to measure the intelligence of children Stanford - Binet Test: A popular test to measure individual intelligence. (IQ test) IQ: A numerical value that reflects the extent to which an individual’s score on an intelligence test departs from the average for other people of the same age. “ Intelligence quotient” Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children: A test used to identify children suffering from various learning abilities. Mental Retardation:
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