Intelligence essay.docx - Pennington 1 Ashley Pennington 11 March 2017 College of the Albemarle PSY HY1 150 Unit VIII Essay Intelligence IQ stands for

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Pennington 1 Ashley Pennington 11 March 2017 College of the Albemarle PSY HY1 150 Unit VIII Essay Intelligence IQ stands for Intelligence Quotient. Moreover, intelligence is measured by an IQ test. Way too often individuals put labels on people due to their IQ level. Such as, any number or score above 130 is considered above average or even possibly a genius. On the other hand, anything lower than 70 is considered underdeveloped in the learning stage. We can see this discrimination through a boy named Michael Kearney and his family. Before Michael’s birth, his parents were made aware that he would be “developmentally slow” due to his mother's anorexia condition. The doctors even tried to help his mother by giving her greater masses of sugar; however, to balance the sugar intake she would exercise intensively. Although, when Michael was born premature weighing only four pounds two ounces, he proved to be strong and very smart. Maybe even a little smarter than planned to be. Michael soon proved that he was specially
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