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Intellegence is the ability to learn new information and behaviors quickly by using prior knowledge to analyze and understand new situations. by Mind Map: Intellegence is the ability to learn new information and behaviors quickly by using prior knowledge to analyze and understand new situations.
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Intellegence is the ability to learn new information and behaviors quickly by using prior knowledge to analyze and understand new situations.

Theoretical Perspective

Spearman's g

Ability to process information quickly

Cattell's Fluid and Crystalized Intelligence

Fluid - is a person's ability to acquire new knowledge quickly and adapt

Crystalized - is the knowledge and skills a person has accumulated from their experiences and education.

Gardner's Multiple Intelligence

Linquistics - ability to use language effectively

Logical-mathical - ability to reason logically, math and science.

Spatial - ability to notice details of what one sees and to imagine and manipulate visual objects in ones mind.

Musical - ability to create, comprehend, and appreciate music.

Bodily-kinesthetic - ability to use one's body skillfully.

Interpersonal - ability to notice subtle aspects of other people's behaviors.

Intrapersonal - awareness of one's own feelings, motives, and desires.

Naturalist - ability to recognize patterns in nature and differences among natural objects and life-forms.

Sternberg's Triarchic Theory

Environment context in which behavior occurs

Prior experiences effect on tasks

Cognitive processes

Distributed Intelligence

Support from their physical, social, and cultural environments. The use of objects to complete tasks.

How children acquire intelligence - Many factors are involved in the development of a child's intelligence. Listed a just a few of these factors.

Cultural Bias

Socioeconomic status

Discrimination practices

Motivation

Gender Differences

Male

Female

Environments

Home Environment, Financial Resources Available, Parent's level of education, Parent interaction developing prior knowledge, Child's nutrition and health

Educational Environment, Learning styles met, Sensory, Experience - Prior knowledge, Body movement

Questions/Critiques

How can intelligence be assessed equally and unbiased?

Which theorists thoughts are correct when it comes to intelligence?

Should the best of each theorists be used to determine an individuals intelligence?