Ch 8: Creativity and Intelligence Development in Children and Adolescents

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Our online video lessons and quizzes can help you understand how creativity and intelligence develops in children and adolescents. Learn about different intelligence theories, as well as environmental and genetic influences on a child's IQ.

Creativity and Intelligence Development in Children and Adolescents - Chapter Summary

The chapter begins with a basic definition of intelligence. From there, you can explore different theories about intelligence development. Once you learn the basics of intelligence development, you can study how environmental and genetic factors both contribute to a child's potential IQ. This is more commonly known as the 'nature vs. nurture' debate.

Lessons also examine how creativity can be developed and nurtured in children. You'll lastly look at the development of creativity and intelligence in older adolescents. Along the way, you'll be introduced to important psychology concepts and key terms. Some topics you'll cover in this chapter include:

  • Intelligence definition
  • Intelligence theories
  • Environmental and genetic influences on IQ
  • Child creativity and intelligence
  • Adolescent creativity and intelligence

We offer short, online video lessons that break down the material into easy-to-understand topics. Video tags allow you to skip to main points in the lesson, so you can find information you're looking for quickly. Important terms are often provided as links in the lesson. You can receive instruction from experienced educators who are experts in their fields. Many of our instructors hold advanced degrees or prior teaching experience. Self-assessment quizzes are available to test your understanding, and you can access lesson transcripts if you need to go over the material covered in a lesson.

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