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Unformatted text preview: EDP Chapter 4 Notes Intelligence Specific intelligences or general intelligence? How do we measure intelligence? Intelligence = ability to solve problems and learn from past Two IQ tests, the Binet and the Wechsler MA = mental age = mental development compared to others IQ = intelligence quotient = MA/CA x 100 (CA = Chronological age) Binet test revised at Stanford (now called Stanford-Binet test) get normal distribution (few extremities high middle) Wechsler Scales are used to determine IQ and strengths and weaknesses Have group intelligence testing but not as trusted Theories of Multiple Intelligences Robert J. Sternbergs triarchic theory of intelligence 3 types of intelligence 1. Analytical 2. Creative 3. Practical Analytical = ability to analyze, judge, evaluate, compare, contrast Creative = ability to create, design, invent, originate, and imagine Practical = ability to use, apply, implement, and put into practice Need to be able to learn through all 3 types STAT tests to test for all 3 areas (needs more research) Howard Gardners eight frames of mind Verbal skills = ability to think in words and use words to express...
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- Fall '08