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


Department
Psychology
Course Code
PSYCH 1000
Professor
Dr.Mike

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Chapter 9 -Intelligence
Savant syndrome
Autism
Theories
Next time: More theories
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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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