Intelligence-The ability to quickly and accurately process and problem solve new information.

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Intelligence-The ability to quickly and accurately process and problem solve new information. by Mind Map: Intelligence-The ability to quickly and accurately process and problem solve new information.

1. Intelligence Components

1.1. Changing-Intelligence changes through experiences and environment.

1.2. Cognitive Process-The steps we take to acquire new knowledge or problem solve.

1.3. Giftedness-Unique abilities such as creativity.

1.4. Achievement/Success-To be able to quickly and successfully solve problems.

1.5. Testing-IQ test, dynamic assessment, and specific ability test.

2. Acquiring Intelligence

2.1. Experiences-Using past knowledge to solve problems or process information.

2.2. Age-As we get older we gain more knowledge and experiences.

2.3. Environment-The behaviors and environment we are exposed to.

2.4. Genetics-The abilities we are given at birth.

3. What are the theories of intelligence?

3.1. Spearmans g-The idea there are wide and narrow abilities in solving particular tasks.

3.2. Catell's Fluid and Crystallized Intelligence-The idea that there is fluid intelligence which is obtained quickly and adaptable. And that there is crystallized intelligence which is acquired through experience and schooling.

3.3. Gardner's Multiple Intelligence- In this theory there are multiple intelligences that are independent of one another.

4. Interesting Findings

4.1. Twin Studies-Where genetics plays a huge role in the similarity of IQ in twins even though they grew up in different environments.

4.2. Gender Studies-Boys and Girls are equivalent in intellectual abilities.

4.3. Ethnic/Racial Studies-No difference in intellectual abilities found in infants but once children enter school age there is an ethnic/racial intelligence difference found.