Chapter 9 Thinking and Intelligence

Chapter 9 Thinking and Intelligence - A. Intelligence - T...

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A. Intelligence - Trying to find locations of memory in a specific spot - In reality, many areas of the brain work in concert - Tone CS mild shock US membrane extension UR - Tone CS UR - When interpositus nucleus in cerebellum is removed, UR doesn’t - Hippocampus? PowerPoint in Class - Intelligence = How you view it influences how you feel, perform, and People tend to view intelligence in one of two ways. - 1. Intelligence is a fixed trait. You cannot change or improve it. Some people are smart and others are not. - 2. Intelligence is malleable. It is a potential that can be developed over time. Everyone can become smarter by: - Working hard - Taking on challenges - Striving to learn Theme # 1: People’s beliefs about their intelligence have large consequences. - Research Study 1: College students asked to imagine failure. - Students at an elite university were asked to imagine three intellectual scenarios in which they failed.
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- Getting a poor score on the GRE - Doing poorly in a chosen major - Performing terribly on a class presentation Students with a fixed view of intelligence: - Failure on a project means I am dumb and intellectually inferior to others. - I feel worthless and like a complete loser. - I am devastated, and I’ve given up hope of succeeding in the area. - Students with a fixed view of intelligence equated their performance with their intelligence and their self-worth. Students with a malleable view of intelligence:
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