07 Intelligence Book Notes

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Intelligence Book Notes Intelligence The human ability to use knowledge, solve problems, understand complex ideas, learn quickly and adapt to environmental challenges. Three approaches to defining and studying intelligence Psychometric – what people know and the skills theu have for solving problems Cognitive – examines the particlaur mental abilities that allow people to operate in an intelligent fashion. Biological – how brain processes information and the extent to which differences in brain activity are affected by genes and the environment Intelligence is assessed through psychometric tests Achievement focuses on current levels of skill and knowledge Binet-simon intelligence scale (verbal, math, analytic) Weschler Adult Intelliogence Scale WAISIII Verbal and performance nonverbal tasks Mental age IQ – the number computed by dividing a childs estimated mental age by the childs chronological age and then multiplying by 100. Today forms a bell curve
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