Ch. 8 Cognition & IQ - 2 x = 1 6 a b c 2 • What is...

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Unformatted text preview: 2 x = 1 6 ? a b c 2 ? ? • What is “intelligence” and IQ? • Theoretical issues in IQ: one ability or many? nature or nurture? • Emotional Intelligence Intelligence & IQ What is Intelligence? Intelligent behaviors include: • the capacity to learn from experience, • the ability to acquire knowledge, and • the ability to adapt to new situations & solve problems. “IQ” means “Intelligence Quotient” and it is based on the way intelligence used to be measured in children. mental age IQ = ----------------------------- x 100 Chronological age eg) 8 /6 X 100 = 133 It is no longer measured this way. Instead, it is a relative score -- how you perform compared to everyone else taking test....
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This note was uploaded on 07/05/2010 for the course PSY PSY2012 taught by Professor Garner during the Fall '08 term at Tallahassee Community College.

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Ch. 8 Cognition & IQ - 2 x = 1 6 a b c 2 • What is...

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