write a paper that addresses the idea of what intelligence testing should actual

Sep 18th, 2015
Price: $40 USD

Question description

Intelligence testing at its inception measured one notion of intelligence. The work of Gardner, Spearman, and others has challenged that notion. In this assignment, you will write a paper that addresses the idea of what intelligence testing should actually test.

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Write a paper of 1,500-1,750 words that addresses what should be the foundation of intelligence testing. Include the following in your paper:

  1. A discussion of the original definition of intelligence as suggested by Binet, including the intelligence quotient (IQ) that is the result of this theoretical construct
  2. A discussion of the challenges to the definition of intelligence made by Gardner, Spearman, and others
  3. An evaluation of which definition(s) should be the basis of intelligence testing

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