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  • Gardner's Theory Of Multiple Intelligences
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    There are basically two camps on the theory of intelligence, how exactly to define intelligence is still debated. There are, however, two major schools of thought on its nature and properties. This paper examines and evaluates the two opposing theories on the nature of intelligence. The two opposing theories of intelligence are the one general intelligence school of thought and the multiple intelligences school of thought. The general intelligence proponents believe that there is one factor from...
  • Piaget's Theory Of Cognitive Abilities
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    I chose to write my paper on Jean Piaget's Theory of Cognitive Abilities. I chose this topic because I as well as many people in my family have been labeled "gifted" early on in school. I realize that this is a measure of intelligence defined as the potential for learning, however none of us labeled gifted have done anything more successful than other members of my family. I fact the opposite may be true. Perhaps a gifted labeling made us all lazy. Nonetheless, I would like to know how Piaget's ...
  • Remarkable Ability For A Particular Skill
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    Howard Gardner - American Harvard Lecturer Intelligence is the ability to solve problems or fashion products that are of consequence in particular cultural setting or community. ' (Gardner, Korn haber and Wake 1996 p 203). Intelligence = Potential. Wide spectrum of intelligences. 1. Logical - Mathematical 2. Linguistic 3. Musical 4. Spatial - sense of direction 5. Bodily - Kinaesthetic 6. Interpersonal - between people 7. Intra personal - knowing self 8. Naturalist - intelligent with environment...
  • Different Perspectives Of An Intelligent Person
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    How smart are you? What really determines your intelligence? and How is it evaluated? Before any of these questions could be answered, intelligence should be able to be defined. The definition of "intelligence", according to the Webster's Dictionary is the ability to perceive logical relationships and use one's knowledge to solve problems and respond appropriately to novel situations. This of course is just one concept of what intelligence is. The topic of intelligence has been an area that has ...
  • Single Dimension Of Intelligence
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    There is a myth in the sciences that science is "an objective enterprise done properly only when scientists can shuck the constraints of their culture and view the world as it really is". Stephen Gould, in his book, "The Mismeasure of Man", demonstrates clearly the fallacy of "objective science". Scientists have been influenced by certain political, cultural, and social conditions of their era, and the data is manipulated to support their conclusions which may have been derived in a bias manner....
  • Spearman's Two Factor Theory Of Intelligence
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    Psychology is the science of human behavior and mental processes. Psychologists study four important themes including action-oriented research, the brain and behavior, the relationship between nature and nurture, and the influences of human diversity. My own personal psychological motto would be "no excuses". The perspective that I most agree with in psychology is the functionalist perspective. The functionalist perspective integrates behavior into the structure. It is also similar to the belief...
  • Theory Of The Physical Symbol System
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    An Alternative Means To Intelligence Essay, Research An Alternative Means To Intelligence Part 1: The Issue Through cognitive science, computer science, and psychology there has been an underlying question as to what qualifies for intelligent action. Allen Newell and Herbert A. Simon have proposed that a physical symbol system has the necessary and sufficient means for intelligent action. This is a view shared by many other notable figures from a variety of disciplines. What I would like to do i...

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