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Intelligence: A Brief History is a lively and accessible look at the origins of the field of intelligence. The book explores the nature and measurement of intelligence, examines approaches to teaching intelligence, and discusses individual and group differences in intelligence. Readers will receive an historical overview of the field as well as a good understanding of its major ideas.Relatively more recent depictions of ability hierarchies featuring fluid and crystallized ability show fluid intelligence at the top, equated with Spearmana#39;s g, and the ... The second stratum abilities include fluid ability, learning and memory, and perceptual speed, among others. ... Other depictions related to the hierarchical model include the innovative radex model, ... Geographic theories of intelligence have shown us the distinct kinds of abilities that can be measured by mental tests.

Author:Anna T. Cianciolo, Robert J. Sternberg
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons - 2008-04-15


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