PSYD98Y3 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Memory Span, Reference Group, Theory Of Multiple Intelligences
1, then we can conclude on general ability when doing tests. This is only useful if you are comparing two tests. Sternberg"s idea of a successful person is someone who can analyze and understand his/her strengths and weaknesses and is able to maximize on the strengths while minimizing the weaknesses: gardner"s multiple intelligences , three fundamental principles: Intelligences interact: two strong claims, all humans possess all intelligences. Each human has a unique profile of intelligences: gardner rejects the idea of a single intelligence and rather insists that people have multiple intelligences/abilities. Intelligent tests: developed in france in attempt to discover the retards and help them learn: calculating iq scores: stanford-bennett test is the first of its kind to introduce iq scores. It is a placement of a person within a distribution. It is important to recognize that the iq doesn"t represent a quantity like height, but rather is a comparison of those within your reference group.