Chapter 8

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Chapter 8
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  1. Intelligence
    • ability to solve problems
    • adapt and learn from experience
  2. Benet's Impact?
    • Asses kids from school
    • Mental age/chronological age * 100
  3. Uses and Misuses of IQ
    • Correlations from IQ
    • Bias in gender, culture, and races
  4. Sternberg's Triarchic theory
    • Analytical- accurate
    • Creative- quick
    • Practical- along w/ others
  5. Environmental influences
    No formal education, tend to have lower IQ
  6. Wisdom
    you know this if you are wise!!!
  7. Mental retardation
    • IQ<70
    • Difficulty adapting
    • before age 18
  8. Organic Retardation
    Mental retardation caused by genetic disorder or brain damage
  9. Cultural familial retardation
    deficits which result from growing up in below-average intellectual environment
  10. Gifted Characteristics
    • Precocious
    • Less effort to master information
    • Minimal help
  11. Creativity
    • Flexible
    • Inner motivator
    • Risk taker

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