Intelligence

To prepare for this Discussion:
 
Review Chapter 9, “Intelligence,” in your course text. Focus on the five aspects of intelligence.
To get a sense of the influence of context on ideas about intelligence, in Chapter 9, review the section entitled “Human Diversity: Intelligence—How Would a Fool Do It?”
In Chapter 9, review the section entitled “Multiple Intelligences” for an overview of Gardner’s theory.
Review Chapter 6, “Conditioning and Learning,” in your course text. Focus on the sections entitled “Cognitive Learning—Beyond Conditioning” and “Modeling—Do as I Do, Not as I Say,” to get a more intricate sense of ways that learning takes place
 
Discussion topic below:
 
In what way does an understanding of intelligence explain expressions like “book smart” and “street smart”? Describe possible connections between theories of conditioning and learning and concepts of intelligence.