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Intelligence by Mind Map: Intelligence

1. Definition

1.1. the ability to tie in experiences and knowledge on different concepts and subjects.

2. Questions about Intelligence

2.1. What does IQ help accomplish in today's world?

2.2. Is Gardner going to keeping adding more multiple intelligences to his list?

3. Components of Intelligence (The Thoerists)

3.1. Spearman's g

3.1.1. Comprised of a general factor and specific factors

3.1.2. Both factors acquire general intelligence but shows the different skills and abilities of the user

3.2. Cattell's Fluid and Crystallized Intelligence

3.2.1. Fluid intelligence-the ability to acquire information quickly

3.2.2. Crystallized intelligence- the ablity to acquire information from prior knowledge and experience

3.3. Gardner's Mutiple Intelligences

3.3.1. The most common teaching tool in today's classrooms. *Linguistic, Logical/Mathematical, Spatial, Musical, Bodily-kinesthetic, Interpersonal, Intrapersonal, Natualistic

3.3.2. Intelligences are reflected differently in different cultures

3.4. Sternberg's Triarchic Theory

3.4.1. Focuses more on the nature of intelligence

3.4.2. Ivolves adaption and prior experiences

4. Children Acquire Intelligence

4.1. Hereditary Factors

4.1.1. The studies that were done with the twins where no matter how different they may seem; they will have the same intelligence.

4.1.2. Adoption Studies that have occured. Children are most likely to have the same intelligence as their biological parents

4.2. Environmental Factors

4.2.1. Home environment *Income *Gender *Parenting

4.2.2. School environment *School location *Ethnicity *Communication