CH9 - Implicit Theories of Intelligence INCREMENTAL Theory...

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CH. 9 16:44 INTELLIGENCE Adaptive thinking or actions (Piaget) Ability to think abstractly, solve problems Ability to transfer IQ and Intelligence Testing Test is age appropriate Highly reliable over time Is it a valid measure of intelligence? Typical test verbal, spatial, mathematics, ability and reasoning IQ Score vs. Intelligence Gardner: Theory of Multiple Intelligences Not measured with IQ tests: 8 types (1) Linguistic (2) Logical – mathematical (3) Musical (4) Spatial (5) Bodily – kinesthetic (6) Interpersonal (7) Intrapersonal (8) Naturalist Sternberg’s Triarchic Theory CONTEXTUAL Component Adapting to the environment “Street smart,” age group, culture, etc. EXPERIETIAL Component
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Response to novelty COMPONENTIAL Component Information processing Efficiency of strategies Carol Dweck
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Unformatted text preview: Implicit Theories of Intelligence INCREMENTAL Theory (intelligence is malleable) ENTITY Theory (intelligence is fixed) Cattell and Horn Fluid Intelligence Crystallized intelligence WISDOM Expert Pragmatic Knowledge Rich procedural knowledge: strategies esp. for handling conflict Lifespan contextual knowledge Relativism of values & life priorities Recognition and management of uncertainty Intelligence: Creativity Ability to produce novel responses appropriate in context, valued by others Divergent thinking : a variety of solutions Convergent thinking Focusing on best solution – not necessarily creative Measured by IQ test Ideational Fluency Intelligence can be conceptualized as a measure of compentence Person-Environment Fit 16:44 16:44...
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