Social Perceptions about Intelligence & Language

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Which of the following is not usually associated with intelligence?

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1. What is the most typical perception of the relationship between intelligence and language?

2. What kinds of skill are overlooked with a focus on language as intelligence?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Take this short quiz to see what you know about the way society links language and intelligence. You'll be asked multiple-choice questions on points like something that's not usually associated with intelligence and a common perception of the relationship between language and intelligence.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The following topics will be brought to light on the quiz/worksheet:

  • Skills that are often overlooked with an emphasis on language as intelligence
  • People who are poorly served by a focus on language as the main indicator of intelligence
  • Best way to describe the relationship between intelligence and language

Skills Practiced

  • Making connections - use your understanding of intelligence and how it's connected to language
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about one thing that's not usually an indicator of intelligence and the most accurate way of describing the relationship between language and intelligence
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding a set of skills that are generally overlooked with a focus on language as intelligence

Additional Learning

The lesson Social Perceptions about Intelligence & Language can help you learn more about the following topics:

  • Social perception of the relationship between language and intelligence
  • Less recognized forms of intelligence
  • How writing can serve as an indicator of intelligence
  • Culture bias when it comes to measuring intelligence
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