- Current Issues in Research on Intelligence
Probably the most influential developments in our recent understanding of these concepts have come from educational and psychological researchers associated with cognitive psychology. Three of those individuals, Robert Sternberg, Howard Gardner, and John Horn serve as a representative sample of researchers who have made significant gains in our current conceptions of intelligence.
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Intelligence might be defined broadly as facility at solving problems. Clearly, such facility is related to the competencies described in Cognitive Social Theories. The heritability of intelligence has been shown by many studies in Behavior Genetics.
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- One Intelligence or Many?--Alternative Approaches to Cognitive Abilities
To this day, how exactly to define intelligence is still debated. There are, however, two major schools of thought on its nature and properties. This paper examines and evaluates the two opposing theories on the nature of intelligence. The two opposing theories of intelligence are the one general intelligence school of thought and the multiple intelligences school of thought. The general intelligence proponents believe that there is one factor from which all intelligence is derived; the multiple intelligences proponents believe that there are different kinds of intelligence. Each theory has merit and evidence to support its claims.
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