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Intelligence by Mind Map: Intelligence

1. Definition: Ability to accomplish new tasks successfully.

1.1. Adaptive: Can be applied "across the board."

1.2. Learning ability: Catching on quickly to new tasks.

1.3. Prior knowledge: Apply to new circumstances.

1.4. Multiple mental processes.

1.5. Culture-Specific.

2. Theories

2.1. Spearman:G factor. Ability to process information quickly. General factor + Specific factors.

2.2. Cattell: Fluid intelligence- acquire knowledge quickly; adapt: rapid, non-familiar tasks. Crystallized intelligence- acquired knowledge from schooling and experience: familiar tasks.

2.3. Gardner: Multiple Intelligences. Linguistic, mathematical-logical, spacial, musical, bodily-kinesthetic, interpersonal, intrapersonal.

2.4. Sternberg: Context of situation; experience-draw from prior experience; cognitive processing.

2.5. Distributed Intelligence: Outside factors provide assistance.

3. Acquired through...

3.1. Heredity

3.2. Environmental factors

3.3. Prior Experience