Multiple Intelligences

Multiple Intelligences - Gardners Theory of Multiple...

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Intrapersonal Linguistic Spatial Logical/mathematical Interpersonal Musical Naturalist Bodily-kinesthetic Testing Intelligence IQ – intelligence Quotient: index of performance on standardized tests o Can change over life span o Results measure performance, which can only infer capacity o Gaps always exist b/w capacity and performance due to external environment of test-takers internal state Primary purpose o Predict academic performance Goal of 1 st IQ test o Predict job performance o Assess general adjustment and health o Some evidence that IQ tests do this Binet-Simon test originally developed to identify children who could benefit from special education o Included comprehension, reading, judgments, and school- based skills o Age-related changes in learning built in o Introduced concept of Mental Age – index of actual performance compared to age o William Stern, used concept of mental age to develop
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This note was uploaded on 03/16/2011 for the course PSYCH 13 taught by Professor Kibour during the Fall '08 term at GWU.

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