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Understanding Intelligence 1. General Intelligence (g) 1. Spearman (1904) 2. Specific Abilities 1. Thorndike (1925) 3. Distribution of Intelligence 1. 2. 4. Genius Charles Spearman (1904) ± impressed by how so many different measures correlated with each other ± suggested “overlap” reflected a common underlying ability = general intelligence, or g ± profound influence Concept of g s 1 s 3 s 2 s 4 s 5 s 6 g
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Edward Thorndike (1925) ± impressed by the lack of correlation among seemingly
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Unformatted text preview: similar tests saw individual tests as sampling from larger sets of abilities became the major alternative theory perspective Specific Abilities = a specific ability Test 1 Test 2 Test 4 Test 3 Distribution of Intelligence Ninety-five percent of all people fall within 30 points of 100 Number of scores 55 70 85 100 115 130 145 Wechsler intelligence score Sixty-eight percent of people score within 15 points above or below 100 Mental retardation Giftedness...
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