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University of British Columbia
PSYC 102
David Klonsky

Thursday March 20 2014Chapter 10 Intelligence mental quality consisting of the ability to learn from experience solve problems and use knowledge to adapt to new situations intelligence testa method for assessing an individuals mental aptitudes and comparing them with those of others using numerical scores general intelligence ga general intelligence factor that according to Spearman and others underlies specific mental abilities and is therefore measured by every task on an intelligence test factor analysisa statistical procedure that identifies clusters of related items called factors on a test used to identify different dimensions of performance that underlie a persons total score savant syndromea condition in which a person otherwise limited in mental ability has an exceptional specific skill such as in computation or drawing who often score low on intelligence tests but have an island of brilliance Seven clusters of primary mental abilities by L L Thurstone 188719551Verbal Comprehension2Word Fluency3Spatial Ability4Perceptual Speed5Numerical Ability6Inductive Reasoning7MemoryGardners 8 types of Intelligence 1Verbal skillslinguistic 2Movement skillsbodilykinesthethic 3Spatial skills 4Math skillslogical 5Musical skills 6Insight about selfintrapersonal 7Insight about othersinterpersonal 8Naturalist ROBERT STERNBERGs 3 intelligences 1Analytical Intelligenceassessed by intelligence tests2Creative Intelligenceadapting to novel situations generating novel ideas3Practical Intelligencerequired for everyday tasks eg street smartsemotional intelligencethe ability to perceive understand manage and use emotions Intelligences components Perceive emotionRecognize emotions in faces music and stories1
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