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Chapters 7 and 8 of the textbook (Spielman, R., Dumper, K., Jenkins, W., Lacombe, A., Lovett, M. & Perlmutter, M. (2017). Psychology. OpenStax College, Rice University. Download for free at https://openstax.org/details/books/psychology.)
Genova, L. (2017, April). What you can do to prevent Alzheimer’s [Video]. TED2017. https://www.ted.com/talks/lisa_genova_what_you_can_do_to_prevent_alzheimer_s
Conti, M. (2016, April). The incredible inventions of intuitive AI [Video]. TEDxPortland. https://www.ted.com/talks/maurice_conti_the_incredible_inventions_of_intuitive_ai
For DISCUSSION POST:
According to the textbook (Chapter 7) “The IQ test has been synonymous with intelligence for over a century”.
Answer the following questions:
Discuss the strengths and limitations of defining intelligence based on the performance on a standardized test.
How does the study of twins help us understand the nature-nurture controversy with respect to intelligence better?
Do you feel IQ tests fail to tell the whole story of someone’s intelligence? If so, how do they fall short?
Have you ever taken and IQ test? What was your experience?
Note: Be sure to use in-text citations and provide references for your sources, including textbooks.