Theories of Intelligence
In your essay this week, address the following:
- Provide a summary of the different theories of intelligence proposed in the textbook (Spearman, Sternberg, Gardner, and Salovey/Mayer’s theories);
- Describe which theory you believe best describes intelligence;
- Explain why you feel this way;
- Describe whether or not you think that this type of intelligence can be assessed with a simple test. Why or why not?
Be sure to use the information presented in Chapter 7 on Intelligence to substantiate your claims and to show understanding of the readings for the week.
Your essay should be at least 500 words in length and should be presented in APA format, including a title page, in-text citations, a running header, page numbers, double spacing, and a reference page. Your assignment should use terms/references directly from the chapter, and all extra outside research must be properly cited.