Intelligence Notes - Intelligence Notes Intelligence The ability to learn from experience solve problems and use knowledge to adapt to new

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Intelligence Notes Intelligence The ability to learn from experience, solve problems, and use knowledge to adapt to new situations o The most-thoroughly studied with research in the field o Private and federal funding have been dumped into intelligence research A fair amount of research was focused into the development of intelligence tests o A method for assessing an individual’s mental aptitudes and comparing them with the aptitudes of others through the use of numerical scores Intelligence is not a lone indicator of success Another semi-predictor of success is one’s grit or conscientiousness People with high amounts of grey and white matter have more neurons and neural activity at their disposal for intelligence Two basic types of intelligence: crystallized intelligence and fluid intelligence o Crystallized intelligences: the ability to use previously-learned skills, knowledge, and experience Grows as we age but doesn’t exactly equate to memory o

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