10/24 - ii. Ask individuals to remember a list of nonsense...

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10/24 1. Intelligence a. A very general mental capability that among other things involves the ability to reason, to plan, to solve problems, to think abstractly, to comprehend complex ideas, to learn quickly, and to learn form experience. b. Howard Gardner i. Fed up with intelligence being measured by just IQ ii. 7 types of intelligence 1. Logical-Mathematical a. Scientists, mathematician b. 1 of 2 most focused on 2. Linguistic a. Teacher, poet, news reporter b. 1 of 2 most focused on 3. Musical a. Instrumentalists, singers 4. Spatial a. Navigator, sculptor 5. Bodily-Kinesthetic a. Athletes, dancers 6. Interpersonal a. The ability to communicate with other people effectively 7. Intrapersonal a. Knowing what you have and what your strengths/weaknesses are c. Sternberg and practical Intelligence i. Worked with Wagner ii. Made a test that predicts how someone will work out in a certain job iii. NOTHING TO DO WITH IQ TEST iv. Has tests for many jobs 2. History a. Intelligence testing prior to formal intelligence test i. Examine the efficiency of hand-eye coordination
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Unformatted text preview: ii. Ask individuals to remember a list of nonsense syllables then later recite them iii. Ask individuals to estimate the passage of time iv. Tests were established to see who was mentally retarded in order to give them special help b. Alfred Binet 1905 i. Development of the first time 1. Test was given to see peoples mental development vs. actual age a. Simon-Binet Test ii. Revision upon importation to the US 1. Lewis Terman a. Modified it to fit America iii. Stanford-Binet Test 1. Still used today 2. Test was modified to use other ways of testing a. Visual b. Physical c. Not just logical-mathematical and linguistic iv. The intelligence quotient (IQ) 1. Mental Age divided by Chronological Age 2. Multiply by 100 3. That equals ones IQ 4. Standard bell curve occurs a. Most people score between 80 and 120 i. 100 is the average IQ b. Very few score very high and very low...
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course PSY 101 taught by Professor Savare during the Fall '07 term at SUNY Albany.

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