As humans, we often differentiate ourselves from other animals by our intelligence and ability to learn, but are these distinctions always so simple?
Covering theories of learning, influences on intelligence, animal...
As humans, we often differentiate ourselves from other animals by our intelligence and ability to learn, but are these distinctions always so simple?Covering theories of learning, influences on intelligence, animal intelligence and test performance, Lund discusses the fascinating debates that shape our understanding of this area.Whatever your level of study, this balanced introduction will allow you to look critically at the main theories and cement your understanding of intelligence and learning.Show Less
Written by experienced authors, lecturers and researchers, this short, accessible book is perfectly pitched for advanced high school and introductory level undergraduate students Indepth and uptodate coverage of the major areas within intellige
PART I: THEORIES OF INTELLIGENCE
What is Human Intelligence?
One Factor or Many?
Intelligence and Information Processing
Triarchic Theory of Intelligence
Gardner's Theory of Multiple Intelligences
PART II: ANIMAL LEARNING
Nature of Simple Learning
Problems of Simple Learning Theories
Information Processing Explanations of Learning
PART III: ANIMAL INTELLIGENCE
What is 'Intelligence' in Non-Human Animals?
Theory of Mind
Language in Non-Human Animals
PART IV: EVOLUTION OF HUMAN INTELLIGENCE
Why are Humans Intelligent?
PART V: INTELLIGENCE TEST PERFORMANCE
Intelligence and IQ
Genetic Influence on Intelligence
Neurobiology and Intelligence
Environmental Influences on Intelligence
Culture and Intelligence
Interaction of Nature and Nurture.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
- Knowing Oneself: Attachment and the therapeutic alliance in Psychotherapy and Counselling Yusmarhaini Yusof
- Health Psychology Richard Straub
- Psychology Bruce M. Hood
- Understanding Statistics and Experimental Design Michael Herzog, Gregory Francis, Aaron Clarke
- Experiencing the Lifespan Janet Belsky
- Fundamentals of Abnormal Psychology Ronald J. Comer
- Solution-Focused Practice Guy Shennan
- An Introduction to Brain and Behavior Bryan Kolb, Ian Whishaw, G Campbell Teskey
- Psychology of Sex and Gender Susan Burns
- Childhood and Society Michael Wyness
- Discovering the Scientist Within Gary Lewandowski, Natalie Ciarocco, David Stromhetz
- Advanced Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences Jonathon D. Brown
- Future-Minded Magda Osman
- Emotion Science Elaine Fox
- Culture and Cognition Bradley Franks
- In Your Face D. Perrett
- Intelligence and Learning Nick Lund
- Face Recognition and its Disorders Sarah Bate
- Controversies in Cognitive Neuroscience Scott Slotnick
- Anomalistic Psychology Nicola Holt, Christine Simmonds-Moore, David Luke, Christopher C. French
- Sensorimotor Control and Learning James Tresilian
- Sensation, Perception and Action Johannes Zanker
- Psychology in the Brain J L Kenemans, Nick Ramsey
- Cognitive Processes Tony Malim