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Unformatted text preview: 3/31/10 Click to edit Master subtitle style intelligence presentation Shalene Smith BEH/225 3-26-10 Michael OShea 3/31/10 What is intelligence? Macmillan encyclopedia definitions: The ability to reason and profit by experience Determined by complex interaction between heredity and environment (2003) Psychology: An introduction definition: ability or abilities involved in learning and adaptive behavior (2002) 3/31/10 Intelligence characteristics  laypersons  experts  Practical problem  Problem-solving Source: Sternberg, 1982; Wagner & Sternberg, 1986. 3/31/10 Early Theories  L. L. Thurstone  R. B. Cattell  Spatial ability  Intelligence clusters: 3/31/10 Contemporary Theories  Sternbergs Triarchic theory: Involves mental and analytical skills  Gardiners Theory of Multiple Intelligences: Many relatively independent intelligences...
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This note was uploaded on 03/30/2010 for the course AXIA BEH/225 taught by Professor Michealo'shea during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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