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Unformatted text preview: -----------------------WED 10/17---------------------Theories of Intelligence•What is intelligence?General Capacity to profit from experience, acquire knowledge, and adapt to changes in environment.Theories •Spearman’s Two Factor Theory- general intelligence factor *g*oIntelligence test scores also included measurement error and *s* - specific factor related to tests•R.B. Cattell and Fluid vs. Crystallized IntelligenceoDifferent aspects of *g*Fluid Intelligence- ability to see relationships- it reflects an inherent capacity to learn.Crystallized Intelligence- your store of Knowledge THE ASPECTS ARE HIGHLY RELATED –more crystallized int—the more fluid int.•Gardner’s Theory of Multiple Intelligences- dissatisfied with traditional IQ tests.(really only tested math skill and verbal ability)oLinguisticoLogical Mathematical Int.oSpatial – ability to navigate in 3DoMusicaloBody-kinesthetic -----fine motor mvt.oNaturalist- ability to understand natural phenomenon oInterpersonal- ability to understand other peopleoIntrapersonal – ability to understand yourself...
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- Fall '08
- Intelligence quotient, History of Intelligence Testing, Fluid intelligence- ability, creative intelligence- ability