CCMH/535 - Psychometrics
June 28, 2014
Craig Childress, Psy. D.
Definition of Intelligence Intelligence, depending on who is defining the word, is a word that has a variety of definitions. The definitions can vary from problem solving, education, to logic and communication. However, this paper will entail four different definitions of different time period and or cultures. The four definitions commonalities and differences will be discussed. This paper will compare and contrast the four definitions. The differences and similarities will be discussed. Furthermore, a conclusion about the nature of constructs such as intelligence will be provided. The four definitions In the 1800’s French psychologist Albert Binet defined intelligence as having the following skills and actions as vital: common sense, self-motivation, the aptitude of readjusting one 's self to …show more content…
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