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.
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- Development through Adulthood Oliver Robinson
- Community Psychology Manuel Riemer, Stephanie M. Reich, Scotney D. Evans, Geoffrey Nelson, Isaac Prilleltensky
- Social Psychology and Everyday Life Darrin Hodgetts, Ottilie Stolte, Christopher Sonn, Neil Drew, Stuart Carr, Linda Waimarie Nikora
- Issues, Debates and Approaches in Psychology Ian Fairholm
- Emotion Science Elaine Fox
- Psychology, Mental Health and Distress John Cromby, Dave Harper, Paula Reavey
- Attachment Across the Lifecourse David Howe
- Psychology of Addictive Behaviour Antony C. Moss, Kyle R. Dyer
- Health Psychology Karen Rodham
- Serious Stat Thom Baguley
- Schizophrenia Kevin Silber
- Research Methods and Statistics Ian Walker
- Meaning in Life Joel Vos
- Models of Mental Health Gavin Davidson, Jim Campbell, Ciarán Shannon, Ciaran Mulholland
- Critical Statistics Robert de Vries