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- Gardner's eight types of intelligence
- Sternberg's triarchic theory of intelligence
- Perkins' theory of learnable intelligence
- Environmental and genetic influences on IQ
- Infant creativity and intelligence
- Child creativity and intelligence
- Creativity and intelligence in adolescence
- Adult creativity and intelligence
1. What is Gardner's Theory of Multiple Intelligences?
Which types of intelligence do you identify with? As you watch this video on Gardner's theory of multiple intelligences, you'll learn that intelligence can be a diverse concept not limited to one area.
2. Sternberg's Triarchic Theory of Intelligence
This lesson will help you understand the triarchic theory and the three types of intelligence proposed by Robert Sternberg: analytical, creative, and practical.
3. Perkins' Theory of Learnable Intelligence
What is learnable intelligence? Find out in this lesson and learn to differentiate between the three types of intelligence described by David Perkins in his theory of learnable intelligence.
4. IQ: Environmental and Genetic Influences
Do genetics play a role in intelligence? What about the environment a person grows up in? Explore some of the evidence that exists for each of these factors, as well as how researchers attempt to answer these questions in the following lesson.
5. Infant Creativity and Intelligence
How is infant intelligence measured? In this lesson, you'll learn to recognize common measures of infant intelligence as well as what information these measures can provide.
6. Child Creativity and Intelligence
What is an IQ score? What do these scores mean? What role does creativity play in a child's development? Explore these concepts with this lesson and test your knowledge with a quiz at the end.
7. Creativity and Intelligence in Adolescence
You know that emotional and physical changes take place during adolescence, but what about intellectual changes? Learn about the behavior of IQ during this time and find out why it is important to encourage creativity in adolescents.
8. Adult Creativity and Intelligence: Changes with Age
Does IQ increase as we get older? Does it decrease? Does it remain the same? Explore the different ways to answer these questions and discover the roles of crystallized and fluid intelligence in this lesson.
9. Intrapersonal Intelligence: Definition & Examples
What do Socrates, Friedrich Nietzsche and Descartes all have in common? They all had intrapersonal intelligence. Learn more about intrapersonal intelligence from examples and test your knowledge with a quiz.
10. Charles Spearman: Theory of Intelligence & Overview
The field of psychology has always been interested in intelligence, what it is, and how it impacts an individual's ability to be successful in life. In this lesson, you will meet Charles Spearman and learn about his general factor theory of intelligence and some of his other accomplishments.
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