Speech assignment 6-8 minutes
Date April 17, 2013
Attention Getter: Picture of George H.W Bush. He had an IQ of 98, which is barely average IQ and still managed to be the president of the United States.
Reveal topic: Should Intelligence Quotient test be used to measure success?
Relevance Statement: Most of us have wondered how successful we will be.
Central Idea: Intelligence has no limits or boundaries, therefore people should not use an IQ test to determine someone’s intellect.
Credibility: “There are multiple types of intelligence,” says researcher Adam Hampshire, PhD. “It is time to move on to using a more comprehensive set of tests that can measure separate scores for each type of intelligence.”
Preview of main points: IQ test do not determine Success or Intelligence, what correlates with success in a person life.
Transition: Let’s begin with if IQ really determines Intelligence in a person’s life.
Some studies show that IQ determines a person’s intelligence. A.
According to an article published by Roberts Armstrong in how Stuff Works he claims that IQ test can determines a person cognitive ability; spatial , Mathematical, Language, and Memory. B.
According to Psychological Researcher Adam Hampshire, PhD, “by IQ Test being limited to test other types of intelligence.” C.
There are at least nine types of intelligence are; Naturalist Intelligence, music smart, math/reasoning smart, existential intelligence, Interpersonal Intelligence, Bodily-Kinesthetic, Linguistic, Intra-personal, Spatial. 1.
On average IQ test within a week the scores …10-15 point difference. 2.
Retook IQ test 30 years later scored an average of 30-40 points higher and only 19% stayed the same. D.
It is impossible to put a number of intelligence no understanding of the full capacity of intelligence. E.
Intelligence is defined as capacity for learning, reasoning, understanding, and similar forms of mental...
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