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What is Piaget’s definition of intelligence 3:

1. It’s biological - generic based intelligence
2. It is evolving - continues to change over time
3. It is adaptive - an organism becomes better adapted to environment

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Howard Gardner developed a theory of 7 types of intelligence, what were they?

1. Linguistic
2. Logical - maths etc top down
3. Spatial
4. Musical
5. Kinaesthetic
6. Interpersonal
7. Intrapersonal

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What was the CHC model?

Fluid and crystallised intelligence

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What is fluid intelligence (Gf - general fluid)

Solving problems - adapting to environment aka innate part of intelligence

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What is crystallised intelligence?

How we use learned information and knowledge

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What does IQ stand for?

Intelligence quotient

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How do you calculate ratio iQ

Mental age divided by chronological age multiplied by 100

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What is deviation iQ

Comparison of individuals performance with others of same age

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What was the Stanford-Binet intelligence scale?

It’s based on CHC model of cognition functioning

10

What does an iQ test measure?

Verbal, spatial, working memory, processing speed

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What is cultural transmission?

Intelligent behaviour can we socially learned and transmitted

12

Why do we have a slow body growth as a baby?

High metabolic cost of brain development - slowest body growth when brain growth is at its highest

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What are the sacrifices of increased brain growth on other traits?

Humans are not
Vulnerable, rely on parents for longer and can’t breed as many offspring