Theories of Intelligence- Psychology short essay
- Provide a summary of the different theories of intelligence proposed in the textbook (Spearman, Sternberg, Gardner, and Salovey/Mayer’s theories);
- Describe which theory you believe best describes intelligence;
- Explain why you feel this way;
- Describe whether or not you think that this type of intelligence can be assessed with a simple test. Why or why not?
essay should be at least 500 words in length and should be presented in APA format
There is no specific definition as to what constitutes intelligence. Some people suggest that it is a single general ability while others think that it encompasses a range of talents, skills and aptitudes. There are various theories of intelligence and they include,
General intelligence concept: The first theory of intelligence is by Charles spearman who was a Briton and is associated with the general intelligence concept which he used to examine some mental aptitude tests. This concept is also..