marylen

"What argues for and against considering intelligence as one general mental ability?"

"Can any one help me on the argues for and against considering intelligence as one general mental ability."
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damyen
"Factor analysis is a statistical procedure that has revealed some underlying commonalities in different mental abilities. Spearman named this common factor the g factor. Thurstone argued against defining intelligence so narrowly as just one score. He identified seven different clusters of mental abilities. Yet there remained a tendency for high scorers in one of his clusters to score high in other clusters as well. Our g scores seem most predictive in novel situations and do not much correlate with skills in evolutionarily familiar situations."
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asavari
"Piece brains is among the almost all brought up subjects within just psychological science, there is absolutely no standard concept of what exactly make up 'cleverness.' Approximately scientific study has proposed of which intelligence is a single, standard capability, while additional feel that brains encompasses a choice of aptitudes, skills along with talents. "
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