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Intelligence Theories of Intelligence Intelligence is the capacity to acquire and apply knowledge. Intelligence includes the ability to benefit from experience, act purposefully, solve problems, and adapt to new situations. Charles Spearman proposed a general intelligence factor , g , that underlies all intelligent behavior. Howard Gardner proposed that there are eight domains of intelligence. Robert Sternberg distinguished among three aspects of intelligence. Emotional intelligence helps people to perceive, express, understand, and regulate emotions. Intelligence Testing The most commonly used individual tests of intelligence are the Binet-Simon scale , the Stanford-Binet Scale , and the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale . The Binet-Simon scale yielded scores in terms of mental age . The original Stanford-Binet test yielded scores in terms of intelligence quotient, or IQ . The Wechsler test yields scores based on a
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This note was uploaded on 01/23/2012 for the course PSY PSY2012 taught by Professor Scheff during the Winter '09 term at Broward College.

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