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Unformatted text preview: I ntelligence Presentation Intelligence has to do with the capability to learn from experience and being able to comply with different situation. According to AllPsych and Heffner Media Group, Inc (1999-2003), "The assessment of human abilities dates back nearly 4000 years when China used written tests to rate applicants for civil service (Intelligence, para. 1). The first workable intelligence test was developed by French psychologist Alfred Binet (AllPsych and Heffner Media Group, Inc, 1999-2003). There are several different definitions for intelligence one describes it as the global capacity of a person to act purposefully, to think rationally, and to deal effectively with his/her environment . Another definition is that it involves the ability to think, solve problems, analyze situations, and understand social values, customs, and norms. ? Charles Spearman (1863 1945) According to Indiana University (2007), "was the first to offer a tenable psychometric definition of intelligence, and is therefore considered to be the father of classical test theory (Ideas and Interests , para. 1).v ? Believed intelligence is generated by a single, unitary quality within the human mind or brain (Indiana University, 2007). ? Raymond Cattell (1905 - 1998) According to Indiana University (2007), "He proposes that general intelligence is actually a conglomerat ion of perhaps 100 abilit ies working together in various ways in different people to bring out different intelligences (Ideas and Interests, para. 1). in different people to bring out different intelligences (Ideas and Interests, para....
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This note was uploaded on 02/27/2011 for the course BEH 225 taught by Professor Mrking during the Winter '09 term at University of Phoenix.
- Winter '09