Chapter 10 Intelligence

Chapter 10 Intelligence - areas Intelligence Quotient (IQ)...

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Chapter Ten Intelligence “I know that I am intelligent, because I know that I know nothing.” – Socrates
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What is intelligence? The ability to Learn from experience Solve problems Adapt to new situations
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What is intelligence? Intelligence may be culture-specific Different cultures have different definitions of intelligence
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General intelligence Charles Spearman One overarching ability, or factor ( g ), that underlies specific mental abilities g = general ability s = specific abilities People who excel in one area usually do pretty well in other
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Unformatted text preview: areas Intelligence Quotient (IQ) Factor analysis g s = general ability = specific abilities s s s s s Factor analysis Math Logic Verbal s s s s s s s s s s s s s s s Intelligence: more than academic smarts? Multiple intelligences Multiple intelligences (contd) Triarchic theory (Sternberg) Emotional intelligence Modern tests Achievement tests Assess what you have learned E.g., General Psychology exams, Jeopardy Aptitude tests Predict ability to learn E.g., SAT, GRE...
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