Human Intelligence

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Unformatted text preview: Human Intelligence Human Intelligence Paige Michaud­McClorey BEH 225 February 4, 2011 What is intelligence? What is intelligence? Definition­ “a general term referring to the ability or abilities involved in learning and adaptive behavior” (Morris & Maisto, 2005, p.295). Signs of Intelligence Early Theories of Intelligence Early Theories of Intelligence Charles Spearman L. L. Thurstone R. B. Cattell Contemporary Theories of Contemporary Theories of Intelligence Robert Sternberg Howard Gardner Daniel Goleman How do we measure intelligence? How do we measure intelligence? Intelligence tests What are they? When did they start? Who started them? Why? Where? Characteristics of a good intelligence Characteristics of a good intelligence test Reliability Validity References: References: Morris, C.G., & Maisto, A.A. (2005). Psychology: An Introduction. . ...
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