Intelligence

Intelligence - o World fluency o Spatial visualization •...

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Intelligence Capacity to understand the world, think rationally, and use resources effectively when faced with challenges Just one definition, many have tried to define intelligence Factor Analytic approach Factor analysis – statistical procedure that determines which scores are closely related but not overlapping each other’s contribution Spearman – General factor and specific factors comprise intelligence Thurstone proposed seven primary skills o Verbal meaning o Perceptual speed o Reasoning o Number o Rote memory
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Unformatted text preview: o World fluency o Spatial visualization • Sternberg’s triarchic theory of intelligence o Componential Encode combine compare info o Experiential Exposure and practice o Contextual Adapt, select, and shape to needs o Theory of successful intelligence Considers intelligence in relation to the ability to meet one’s goals and society’s goals Requires 3 abilities Analytic- reasoning – school based Creative – devising new ways to solve problems Practical – tactical knowledge...
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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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