Cognitive Abilities Ch10

Cognitive Abilities Ch10 - Chapter Ten Cognitive Abilities...

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10 - 1 Chapter Ten Cognitive Abilities
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10 - 2 Preview Questions What is intelligence, and how is it measured? What constitutes a good intelligence test? What are some examples of the misuse of intelligence tests? What are some of the major theories of intelligence? Is intelligence determined by heredity or environment?
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10 - 3 What Is Intelligence? The global capacity to: Act purposefully Think rationally Deal effectively with the environment
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10 - 4 Theories of Intelligence Spearman’s “g” Crystallized vs. Fluid Intelligence Thurstone’s primary mental abilities Gardner’s model of multiple intelligences Sternberg’s triarchic theory of intelligence
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10 - 5 Verbal comprehension Numerical ability Memory Inductive reasoning Perceptual speed Verbal fluency Spatial relations Thurstone’s Primary Mental Abilities
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10 - 6 Gardner’s Multiple Intelligences
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10 - 7 Sternberg’s Triarchic Model of Intelligence
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History of Intelligence Testing Sir Francis Galton Alfred Binet Developed test consisting of memory tasks and other short tasks of problem solving. Intelligence calculated by subtracting mental
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This note was uploaded on 05/10/2010 for the course PSYCH 031 taught by Professor Jensen during the Spring '09 term at Pacific.

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Cognitive Abilities Ch10 - Chapter Ten Cognitive Abilities...

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