The definition of intelligence is simple; it is an individual’s capacity to learn, reason, and solve problems. What is complex is how we measure that capacity and use that measurement. One of the original uses of intelligence testing in the early 1900s was to separate or segregate those individuals who were deemed of low intelligence.
- Provide a brief history of intelligence theories and testing and how it is currently utilized.
- Choose one of the intelligence tests described in your course readings and research the Internet for more information on the test. Report your findings.
- Based on what you found and your readings, provide your views on intelligence testing (remember to support your views with cited sources).