1. Heredity 2. Parental practices 3. Experiences
1. it is adaptive; it can be used to respond to a variety of situations 2. involves learning ability; if a person is intelligent in a certain area they are likely to learn things in that area easily 3. involves prior knowledge 4. involves many different mental processes 5. is culture specific
The ability to reason, plan, solve problems, think abstractly, comprehend ideas, use language and to learn.
1. How do we know which intelligence theory is right? 2. Is it possible that even though each theorist is so different that each contains an idea that is correct? 3. Due to the difference in cultures, how can there be one IQ test that accurately test everyone?