HD 4440

HD 4440

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2023-2024.

The course will survey the nature of human intelligence. Examples of topics include: theories of intelligence, measurement of intelligence, development of intelligence, cultural issues regarding intelligence, heritability of intelligence, group differences in intelligence, extremes of intelligence, and improving intelligence. The course will include an independent project plus a midterm and final exam.

When Offered Fall.

Distribution Category (KCM-HE)

  • Compare and contrast alternative approaches to, and theories of, human intelligence.
  • Analyze the strengths and weaknesses of existing measures of intelligence.
  • Evaluate claims regarding heritability of, and group differences in, human intelligence.
  • Create one's own test of human intelligence.
  • Apply what one has learned about human intelligence to one's work and home life.
  • Critique research in the field of human intelligence.
  • Specify differences between explicit and implicit theories of human intelligence.
  • Compare and contrast implicit and explicit theories of human intelligence across cultures.
  • Evaluate how the nature of, and levels of human intelligence change over the life course.
  • Analyze how intelligence relates to other psychological constructs, such as creativity and wisdom.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: HD 6440

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 19052 HD 4440   SEM 101

    • TR Warren Hall B02
    • Aug 21 - Dec 4, 2023
    • Sternberg, R

  • Instruction Mode: In Person