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Intelligence: A combination of heredity, environmental, and social factors that influence behaviors to be adapted in order to attain new knowledge and complete tasks. by Mind Map: Intelligence: A combination of heredity, environmental, and social factors that influence behaviors to be adapted in order to attain new knowledge and complete tasks.

1. Using prior knowledge to understand a new task.

2. Heredity- Children and parents often have similar intellegence.

3. Environmental- Socioeconomic factors- higer income families tend to have children with higher intelligence. Malnutrition can cause a disruption in cognitive processing.

4. Attending school raises a child's intelligence level.

5. Intelligence is fluid and always changing. Experiences have an impact on intelligence.