the ability to respond to a variety of situations and problems.
the ability to learn new information and behaviors more quickly and easier in certain domains.
past experiences that help one to analyze and understand specific situations.
intelligent behaviors differ in cultures.
the interaction of many processes such as cognitive processes.
proposed that intelligence is composed of both a general factor and specific factors.
proposed that general intelligence is consists of two distinctly different components fluid intelligence (ability to acquire knowledge) and crystallized intelligence (familiar tasks).
proposed that people have specific abilities that are independent of each other. He identified eight intelligences., linguistic intelligence, logical-mathematical intelligence, spatial intelligence, musical intelligence, bodily-kinesthetic, interpersonal intelligence, intrapersonal intelligence, naturalistic intelligence
propsed intelligence interplay of three factors: environmental context, prior experiences, and cognitive processes.
speed of processing
influence cognitive development
home environment, parental behaviors
widely used and designed for children 6-18.
second commonly used and designed for children 2 through adulthood.
depends heavily on language and designed for ages 5 through 17.
assessing child's ability to learn in new situations.
level of education
difference in the cognitive abilities of European/Asian American vs. African Americans/Hispanics