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Unformatted text preview: understand quickly-sound decisions-behave intelligently "g factor" (general intelligence) underlies all intellectual functions "s factor" (specific abilities) g factor Spearman's term for a general intellectual ability that underlies all mental operations to some degree LL THURSTONE (American) he believed there are 7 distinct areas: spatial, memory, perceptual, word fluency, numerical ability, reasoning, verbal meaning he believed these were relatively independent Primary Mental Abilities According to Thurstone, seven relatively distinct abilities that singularly or in combination are involved in all intellectual activities...
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This note was uploaded on 12/04/2011 for the course PSY 2012 taught by Professor Scheff during the Fall '08 term at Broward College.
- Fall '08