Flashcards in Chapter 9 Deck (8)
What did Francis Galton believe and contribute?
he believed that eminence and status are inherited mental abilities and he studied physical characteristics as indices of mental capacity
What are the 3 scores developed by Weschler?
Overall (IQ), General ability index, cognitive proficiency index
Who developed the entity and incremental theories?
Who developed General Intelligence?
What did Thurston develop?
The primary mental abilities (spatial ability, verbal comprehension, word fluency, number facility, perceptual speed, rote memory, reasoning)
What did Cattell and Horn develop?
2 types of "g"
Crystallized intelligence: the ability to draw on previous learning and experience for current issues
Fluid Intelligence: the ability to learn new information and solve new problems
Who developed the triarchic theory and what is it?
Analytical intelligence: information processing, problem solving
Creative intelligence: transfer skills to new situations and generate new ideas
Practical intelligence: adapting to the environment and real world problems