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Unformatted text preview: -----------------------WED 10/17---------------------Theories of IntelligenceWhat is intelligence?General Capacity to profit from experience, acquire knowledge, and adapt to changes in environment.Theories Spearmans Two Factor Theory- general intelligence factor *g*oIntelligence test scores also included measurement error and *s* - specific factor related to testsR.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 intthe more fluid int.Gardners 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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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course PSYCH 2001 taught by Professor Domange during the Fall '08 term at LSU.
- Fall '08