INTELLIGENCE

INTELLIGENCE - 5. Bodily-kinesthetic 6. Intrapersonal 7....

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INTELLIGENCE Intelligence is socially constructed. We determine it means to be intelligent, smart, or gifted. - Good social competence, problem solving, good communication skills - “the ability to learn from experience, solve problems, and use knowledge to adapt to new situations” General Intelligence Contemporary Intelligence Theories - Howard Gardner supports the idea that intelligence comes in multiple forms. Gardner notes that brain damage may diminish one type of ability but not others o Savant syndrome – people with this syndrome excel in abilities not related to general intelligence Gardner’s 8 Types of Intelligence 1. Linguistic 2. Logic-mathematical 3. Musical 4. Spatial
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Unformatted text preview: 5. Bodily-kinesthetic 6. Intrapersonal 7. Interpersonal 8. Naturalist 9. Existential ability to ponder about the question of life, death, and experience ** only speculated on, not part of the original 8 Robert Sternbergs idea of intelligence 1. Analytical Intelligence: assessed by intelligence tests 2. Creative Intelligence: Intelligence that makes us adapt to novel situations and novel ideas 3. Practical Intelligence: Intelligence required for everyday tasks (street smarts) Creativity is the ability to produce ideas that are both novel and valuable. It correlates somewhat with intelligence-Convergent and divergent thinking-Ingenuity...
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