What constitutes intelligence has been debated for may years, with a variety of theories being created to explain intelligence. Read more about general intelligence and theories of intelligence in the Boundless open textbook.
It is exactly this diversity of intelligence that forms the basis of much of the criticism against IQ testing, with detractors insisting that it fails to accurately measure intelligence in its broader sense, pointing to the fact that it is not an...
Howard Gardner: 'Multiple intelligences' are not 'learning styles' Washington Post (blog) intelligences The fields of psychology and education were revolutionized 30 years ago when the now world-renowned psychologist Howard Gardner published his...
Superachievers have an incredible way of focusing on their goal and avoiding distractions.
But does that mean there’s a connection between IQ...But does that mean there’s a connection between IQ and a superhuman ability to stay focused?
Yes, according to researchers from the University of Rochester, who in a recent experiment asked 53 participants to watch short video clips of black and white bars, with the sole task of identifying whether the bars were pointing toward the left or right. The bars included in the videos were either large and take up the entire screen or smaller and only take up the centre of the screen.
The participants were also asked to take a standardized IQ test. The findings, published this month in the journal Biology, show that people with higher IQs had difficulty perceiving movement in larger images, but were quicker to notice movement in the smaller bars.
Why do researchers think that the inability to notice the larger bars might play a role in intelligence?
Researchers at the Experimental Economics Laboratory in the Universitat Jaume I, coordinated by the lecturer Gerardo Sabater from the Area of Foundations of Economic Analysis, have developed the first Spanish software that leverages the collective intelligence of employees and customers to improve decision-making in the company. The Agora Market platform can implement prediction markets in an enterprise as a tool for improving the efficiency of internal information management and strategic decision-making.
The triarchic theory of intelligence was formulated by Robert J. Sternberg, a prominent figure in the research of human intelligence. The theory by itself was groundbreaking in that it was among the first to go against the psychometric approach to intelligence and take a more cognitive approach.
There's more to excellence than reading, writing, and arithmetic.
What does it mean for a school to be “excellent”? Is it excellent if no one fails but no one does terrifically well either? Is it excellent if the best, but only the best, do superbly? This question is important because the way we define excellence dictates the way we achieve it.
List of Average IQ By Country and US States According to the IQ and the Wealth of Nations in 2013, the following 20 Countries are rated as having the highest IQ. Top 20 Highest IQ Countries 1. Hong Kong: 107 2.
Court will take up case over how judges should determine if a death row inmate is mentally disabled, and thus ineligible for execution (Supreme Court to look at death row inmate with low IQ http://t.co/8VGXeMgLVP...
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