A statistical procedure that identifies clusters of related items (called factors) on a test; used to identify different dimensions of performance that underlie a person’s total score.
Proposed that engaging in intellectual tasks requires a combination of “g” and/or other specific factors.
Savant syndrome does confirm Garner’s view. While these people have some limited abilities, they also have exceptional specific skills. This agrees with Garner that there are multiple intelligences and not just one.
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