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Unformatted text preview: c) contextual intelligence- ability to function in practical, everyday social situations. Reflects "street smarts". Sternberg recognized that situations may call for one type or a combination of all three, and that each can be improved through training. D. IQ Controversies 3) Questions to consider a) What does the IQ Test Measure? Intelligence? e.g., the California Legislature has twice voted to prohibit group testing in schools on the grounds their effect is to limit the quality of education given to minority students. Many experts have gone on record as opposing IQ tests as invalid, easily altered by special coaching, and monopolizing the testing industry. Intelligence ----> IQ score Intelligence + Other Factors -----> IQ score b) Are IQ tests Valid (fair)?-why is there a difference between groups on the IQ test? c) Is Intelligence Genetically determined Nurture Nature-learning -instinct -experience -innate determinant -flexible -inflexible, wired in -acquired -genetic...
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- Fall '09