ch8 - thinking and intelligence
- University of Connecticut
- Psychology 1100
- ch8 - thinking and intelligence
Last Modified: 2012-04-30
Related Textbooks:Psychological Science (Third Edition)
- Brainrepresents information and that the act of thinking, known as cognition, isdirectly associated with manipulating theses representations
- We use representations to understand objects weencounter in our environments
- with concepts, we store anabstract representation based on the properties that particular items or particular ideas share
· the idea that a concept is characterized by alist of features that are necessary to determine if object is a member of thecategory
- sudden realization of a solution to a problem
- Can’t think of answer, ponder it for a while,and suddenly answer pops into head
- Speed of mental processing is part ofintelligence
- Relationship of working memory to intelligence seemsto involve attention
- Genes have influence on setting the limits ofthe expression of intelligence
- Environmental factors include nutrition,parenting, schooling, and intellectual opportunities seem to establish where IQfalls, within genetic limits
- Race- Stereotype threat
- apprehension about confirming negativestereotypes related to one’s own group
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