Lec 5 - Individual and Group Differences: Understanding...

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Individual and Group Differences: Understanding Intellingence Lecture Notes Prof. P.Y. Mantzicopoul os Please note important reminders here What is Covered in this Lecture Intelligence Definition Measurement Nature vs. Nurture Controversy Creativity Defining Intelligence No single definition o Ability to: Reason logically Speak fluently Solve problems Learn efficiently Adapt to the environment Learn from experience Coordinate complex mental processes Defining Intelligence: Some Questions What is the relationship between intelligent behavior and prior learning? Is intelligence modifiable through experience? Is intelligent behavior culture-bound? Is intelligence a global characteristic or is it domain-specific?
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Is intelligence manifested in the product that individuals generate or in the processes that they use to solve problems?
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