II. Gardners Theory of Multiple Intelligences
What is Intelligence?
3. Assessing Perceptual Abilities in the AGING ADULT:
See text, Table 6.1 and Figure 6.7
Changes in the Pupil:
o Pupils become somewhat smaller and do not change as
much (like they should) when lighting conditions change.
Loss of ability
2. Assessing Perceptual Abilities in the INFANT:
The sense that is least developed at birth.
o Visual Acuity ability to perceive detail; poor at birth:
Means that an adult with normal vision can see at
1. Assessing Perceptual Abilities:
(a) The Individuals Response:
Think about the kinds of responses you could measure in an
individual to assess perceptual cababilities.
o Looking (at or in direction of an object)
o Sucking Rate
Snellen Test vision test asking individual to read letters of different sizes from across
Cannot be used to assess perception in certain individuals (infant, animal, etc.)
Habituation - when an individual forms an unconscious habit to a stimulus
Infant Intelligence & Later Intelligence