11.20.12 Outline: Adulthood - Adulthood Cognitive Psychosocial Development Day 20 PSY 250 Components of Intelligence Two Clusters Fluid Crystallized

11.20.12 Outline: Adulthood - Adulthood Cognitive...

This preview shows page 1 - 3 out of 5 pages.

Adulthood: Cognitive & Psychosocial Development Day 20, PSY 250 Components of Intelligence Two Clusters: Fluid & Crystallized Fluid Intelligence Short-term memory, abstract thought, speed of thinking Crystallized Intelligence Vocabulary, general information Aging Patterns Aging sensitive = Aging resistant = Components of Intelligence Three Forms of Intelligence: Sternberg Analytic Intelligence Abstract processing, strategy selection, focused attention, information processing, verbal and logical skills Valuable: Creative Intelligence Intellectual flexibility and innovation Valuable: Practical Intelligence Everyday problem solving skills Valuable: Selective Gains and Losses Selective Gains and Losses Adults = Selective Optimization with Compensation Seek balance in lives Optimize development through compensation Look for ways to compensate for losses All abilities = Expertise is one way this is demonstrated. Selective expert = develop some areas and pay less attention to other areas Expertise Expertise involves… “Having extensive, highly organized knowledge and understanding of a particular domain.” Expertise can be contributed to by… Experts… Intuitive
Automatic Process information and analyze more efficiently Strategic Better strategies and short-cuts

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture

  • Left Quote Icon

    Student Picture