Chapter 8 Notes - Chapter 8 1 Intelligence Intelligence is those qualities that help us adapt successfully to our environment so that we achieve our

Chapter 8 Notes - Chapter 8 1 Intelligence Intelligence is...

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Chapter 81. IntelligenceIntelligence is those qualities that help us adapt successfully to our environment so that we achieve our goals in life, not just in school.2. “g” intelligence“G” intelligence is general intelligence. 3. Fluid intelligenceFluid intelligence is how efficiently we can think and solve problems that are new to us.4. Crystallized intelligenceCrystallized intelligence is what we already know and can draw upon to solve problems.5. History of IQ testing – be familiar with history and Binet, definition of IQBinet – mental ageStern:oMental age/chronological age x 100 = IQWechsler Intelligence Scale for Children (WISC) – deviation IQ6. The Bell Curve by Herrnstein and Murray, the Flynn EffectAs intelligence tests are administered over time, there is a gradual increase in the scores of the tests called the Flynn effect.

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