Nature Nurture _2 - Nature and Nurture Intelligence...

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1 Nature and Nurture • Introduction to Terms • Research Methods • Temperament • Intelligence • Gene-Environment Interactions 2 Intelligence • type of assessment • general ability to think rationally, solve problems, comprehend information • dealing with novel problems • mastery of learned skills 3 Intelligence • standardized to predict school success • norms are available • variation across time 4 Intelligence General or specific? • General = g (Spearman) • Verbal / Psychomotor (Wechsler) • Fluid / Crystallized (Cattell) 5 Verbal / Psychomotor • Tell me the meaning of “corrupt” • Why do people buy insurance? • In what way are paper and alcohol alike? 6 Verbal / Psychomotor • put the pieces together to make. ... ?
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7 Fluid / Crystallized • t - f - f - s - s . ..... ? • matrix ? 8 Fluid / Crystallized • At what temperature does water boil? • Add 281 + 39 9 Intelligence General or specific? • General = g (Spearman) • Verbal / Psychomotor (Wechsler) • Fluid / Crystallized (Cattell) • Other categorizations: – Sternberg 10 IQ = Intelligence Quotient mental age X 100 chronological age MA CA AVERAGE = 100 11 Nature-Nurture Research Methods • Twin studies
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This note was uploaded on 11/27/2011 for the course PSY 2012 taught by Professor Dobson during the Fall '08 term at University of Florida.

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