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Unformatted text preview: Intelligence • Intelligence Overview • I. Intelligence defined • II. Development of intelligence tests • III. Test construction • IV. Nature and Nurture in IQ • Affect heuristic (emotional reasoning) – Intelligence testing is unfair for women, therefore, it cannot be valid • Boring’s dictum – • I. Intelligence defined A. global capacity A. B. C. D. Intelligence • • • • What is intelligence ? • Is intelligence a single, general ability or a cluster of mental abilities? • Should the definition of intelligence be limited to mental abilities measured by IQ and other intelligence tests? • Should intelligence be defined more broadly? History of Intelligence Tests • Alfred Binet (1904) Henri Simon • • Mental Age = • • First intelligence test – Abstract thinking – • What would happen if….. • Imagine that ….. •...
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- Winter '09
- Intelligence Tests, Intelligence quotient