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Psych 1016 Intelligence/ Creativity We should take care not to make the intellect our god; it has, of course, powerful muscles, but no personality. (Albert Einstein) Intelligence is not the key to success in life. Average people can create a very successful life. What is intelligence? Forest Gump: Forest was different when he was young. Low IQ. We differ in amount of intelligence we have. Create an “intelligence test.” We have our own tests Intelligence test: A method for assessing an individuals mental aptitudes and comparing them with those of others using numerical score. Theories of Intelligence: -General Intelligence -Multi-factor intelligence -Multiple intelligences Binet’s Intelligence Scale Mental age: a child who does as well as the average 8-year-old is said to have a mental age of 8. Terman’s Intelligence Scale Intelligence quotient (IQ) Defined originally as the ratio of mental age to chronological age multiplied by 100 Individual differences in intelligence: the normal curve. Multifactor Intelligence:
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