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Intelligence  Chapter 9
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Intelligence What is YOUR definition of intelligence? What makes someone intelligent? How would you test it?
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Intelligence Is it an “ it” or a “ process ”? IT = static Process = Dynamic Why does it matter if intelligence is an it or a process ?
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Do People Have One or Many Intelligences? Many argue research base to support theories not yet developed Some say Gardner’s classification seems arbitrary Some experts who argue for general intelligence believe individuals also have specific intellectual abilities
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Intelligence The Concept of Intelligence Controversies and Group Comparisons The Development of Intelligence
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Intelligence Tests The Binet Tests Mental age (MA) — individual’s level of mental development relative to others Chronological age (CA) — age from birth Intelligence quotient (IQ) — individual’s MA divided CA , multiplied by 100 Normal distribution — symmetrical distribution of scores around a mean The Concept of Intelligence
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The Normal Curve and          Stanford-Binet IQ Scores The Concept of Intelligence Fig. 8.1
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The Wechsler Scales WAIS-IV — for adults WISC-IV — for children Provides overall IQ Measures verbal IQ Six verbal subscales Measures performance IQ Five performance subscales The Concept of Intelligence
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