Chapter 9 - Intelligence - day 2 powerpoint notes as well as addition things dr.mike mentioned

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Published on 16 Oct 2011
School
Western University
Department
Psychology
Course
Psychology 1000
Professor
Chapter 9 -Intelligence
Savant syndrome
Autism
Theories
Next time: More theories
Scan: Finish Chapter 9
What causes savant syndrome?
What are the symptoms of autism?
What is intelligence?
Bob has a mental age of 10 and an IQ of 200. how old is Bob?
MA/CA*100 10/200=0.05 0.05*100=5.0
 10
 20
 15
 5
 Cant tell from this info
Galton
intelligence unitary
sensory ability
"hard-wired"
Binet
intelligence multiplex
experience
MA
Terman
Stanford-Binet
IQ
Wechsler
WAIS IV
Deviation IQ
What is intelligence?
Savant Syndrome
Dr J.L Down (1887) "idiot savant"
"idiot" was accepted category of mental retardation at the time
o I.Q < 25
Excel in narrow range of abilities
o Lightening-fast math
o Music
o Calendar calculations
o Art
o Mechanical or spatial abilities
Other reports of ability in
o Time estimation
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idiot was accepted category of mental retardation at the time . Excel in narrow range of abilities : lightening-fast math , music , calendar calculations , art , mechanical or spatial abilities . Other reports of ability in : time estimation , sensory discrimination , esp . All linked with penomenal (but narrow) memory : only in the 1 item they are good at - cannot be expanded . Very rare less than 100 reports of prodigious ability . 6 times more likely in males than in females . Eidetic imaging : perhaps savants have photographic memory - unlikely , calculations beyond published data . They are making the calculation themselves : high % are blind . Hereditary : early studies suggest family relationships , but recent data suggests no , 1/23 relatives of 5 savants . Promotes intense concentration : autistic kids most likely group to develop syndrome (1/10) , but 90% do not .

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