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Intelligence

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Department
Psychology
Course
PSYC 2310
Professor
Anneke Olthof
Semester
Fall

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thTuesday October 18 2011 INTELLIGENCE2 MAIN APPRAOCHES TO STUDY PSYCHOMETRIC APPROACHOverall ability or a bunch or specific onesFactor analysislarge correlationverbal math special questions on intelligence test correlate how they did on 1 question with every other question what kind of questions correlate with each otherintelligence testfiguring out what core intelligence isSpearman 1923 found that different type of test questions are all moderately correlated with each otherfrom this Spearman concluded that we have a gfactor general intelligence to use for every task also sfactorsspecific abilities that we use for specific things using 2 types of intelligence Thurstones Primary abilities looking at the same data as spearman concluded that there is no g factor just 7 specific ones Cattell and hornbroke spearmans g factor into 2 abilitiescrystalizedability to remember and recite it later and fluid intelligenceabstract and logical problemseducation cant help you solve these problems Carolmassive factor analysis of tonnes of dataconcluded 3
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