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Chapter 11

Chapter 11

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University of Toronto Scarborough
John Bassili

Chapter 11 Intelligence: the general term used to refer to a persons ability to learn and remember information, to recognize concepts and their relations and to apply the information to their own behaviour in an adaptive way Differential Approach: An approach to the study of intelligence that involves the creation of tests that identifies and measure individual differences in peoples knowledge and abilities to solve problems Developmental Approach: An approach to the study of intelligence based on the way children learn to perceive, manipulate, and think about the world Information Processing Approach: An approach to the study of intelligence that focuses on the types of skills people use to think and to solve problems Spearmans Two-Factor Theory: G factor (general): According to Spearman, a factor of intelligence that is common to all intellectual tasks; includes 1. apprehension of experience: peoples ability to perceive and understand what they experience 2. eduction of relations: the ability to perceive the relation between LAWYER and CLIENT 3. eduction of correlates: the ability to apply a rule inferred from one case to a similar case (eduction is the process of bringing out or figuring out from given facts) S factor (specific): According to Spearman, a factor of intelligence that is specific to a particular task Factor Analysis: A statistical procedure that identifies common factors among groups of tests. Determines which sets of tests form groups CATTELL (1966) Fluid intelligence is defined by relatively culture-free tasks, such as those that measure the ability to see relations among objects or the ability to see patterns in a repeating series of items Crystallized intelligence: defined by task that require people to have acquired information from their culture such as vocab and the kind of information learned in school Information processing Theory of Intelligence: Successful Intelligence: According to Sternberg, the ability to effectively analyze and manage personal strengths and weaknesses. Uses the strengths to greatest www.notesolution.com
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