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Lecture 4

PSYA02 Lecture 4 Intelligence and Thinking

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Department
Psychology
Course
PSYA02H3
Professor
Steve Joordens
Semester
Winter

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Lecture 4 Intelligence and ThinkingJanuary 16 2012What is IntelligenceBlink by Malcolm Gladwellfirst intelligence test was done by Sir Francis Galtonhe thought that the speed to which you answered questions and do things determines intelligenceIs Intelligence a Single Thingpsychologists have concluded that it is not a single though there may be a sense of general intelligence and that there are some specific intelligenceathletic analogy Michael Jordan basketball player retired to become a baseball playerppl thought all of his skills in basketball would completely transfer to baseball but in the end his skills could not be generalized example of general skill strong endurance can be generalized to all sportsSo is there one intelligence or severalSpearmans first to theorize about human intelligenceggeneral intelligence sspecific intelligenceIdentifying Factor via Factor anal
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