Jan 19 - Intelligence

Jan 19 - Intelligence - Thursday Intelligence Savant...

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Thursday, January 19, 2012 Intelligence Savant Syndrome Autism Theories Next time: Theories + NVB Scan: Finish Chapt. 9 + pp. 424 – 428 What causes savant syndrome? What are the symptoms of Autism? What is intelligence? BOB HAS A MENTAL AGE OF 10 AND AN I.Q. OF 200. HOW OLD IS BOB? a. 10 b. 20 c. 15 d. 5 e. Can’t tell from this information IQ formula Summary: Psychometrics Galton Intelligence unitary Sensory ability “hard-wired” Binet Intelligence multiplex Experience Mental age Terman Stanford-Binet I.Q. Wechsler WAIS – III Deviation I.Q. Dove (1968) “Chitterling test” 1
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Thursday, January 19, 2012 Culture-fair tests BUT … What is Intelligence? Sevant Syndrome Dr. J.L. Down (1887)… o “Idiot Savant: “Idiot was accepted category of mental retardation at the time o I.Q. < 25 Excel in narrow range of abilities o Lightening-fast math o Music o Calendar calculations o Art o Mechanical or spatial abilities Other reports of ability in o Time estimation
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This note was uploaded on 01/19/2012 for the course PSYCH 1000 taught by Professor Atkinson during the Fall '09 term at UWO.

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