myron 15 - test Flynn Effect Todays Americans score higher...

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Intelligence
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Intelligence - Ability to learn from experience, solve problems, and use knowledge to adapt to new situations General Intelligence (g) [Spearman] vs Multiple Intelligences [Thurstone]
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Theories of Multiple Intelligences Gardner: 8 Intelligences Sternberg: Triarchic Theory - 3 Intelligences: Goleman’s Emotional Intelligence - perceive, understand, manage & use emotions
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Assessing Intelligence
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F. Galton (1822-1911) Darwin’s survival of the fittest Alfred Binet (and Simon) Mental age Lewis Terman The Stanford-Binet Intelligence Quotient (IQ) [IQ= (MA/CA) x 100]
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David Wechsler Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale (WAIS) Has become the most widely used intelligence
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Unformatted text preview: test Flynn Effect Todays Americans score higher on intelligence tests than Americans did in the 1930s. Influences of Nature vs. Nurture on Intelligence Environmental Influences Early intervention Neglect Poverty Turner and Greenough, 1985 Brain Research, 329, 195-203 E xamined the role of environmental complexity in brain development R ats were reared in complex (CE), social (SE), or isolated environments (IE) and later were measured for postsynaptic surface, i.e. spines and dendrites Group Differences Gender differences Are boys really better at math? Ethnic differences Issues with Intelligence Tests Reliability vs Validity Bias Expectations Stereotype Threat...
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