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Intelligence and learning

By: Lund, Nick, 1956-.
Contributor(s): Holt, Nigel | Lewis, Rob [series editors].
Material type: TextTextSeries: Palgrave insights in psychology. Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010Description: x, 178 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.ISBN: 9780230249448 (pbk.); 0230249442 (pbk.).Subject(s): Intelligence | LearningDDC classification: 153.9
Contents:
Machine generated contents note: INTRODUCTION -- THEORIES OF INTELLIGENCE -- 2.1. What is Human Intelligence? -- 2.1.1. One Factor or Many? -- 2.2. Psychometric Theories -- 2.3. Learning Approach -- 2.4. Intelligence and Information Processing -- 2.5. Triarchic Theory of Intelligence -- 2.6. Gardner's Theory of Multiple Intelligences -- 2.7. Emotional Intelligence -- ANIMAL LEARNING -- 3.1. Nature of Simple Learning -- 3.2. Classical Conditioning -- 3.3. Operant Conditioning -- 3.4. Problems of Simple Learning Theories -- 3.5. Information Processing Explanations of Learning -- ANIMAL INTELLIGENCE -- 4.1. What is 'Intelligence' in Non-Human Animals? -- 4.2. Social Learning -- 4.3. Self-Recognition -- 4.4. Machiavellian Intelligence -- 4.5. Theory of Mind -- 4.6. Language in Non-Human Animals -- EVOLUTION OF HUMAN INTELLIGENCE -- 5.1. Why are Humans Intelligent? -- 5.2. Brain Size -- 5.3. Ecological Demands -- 5.4. Social Complexity -- INTELLIGENCE TEST PERFORMANCE -- 6.1. Intelligence and IQ -- 6.2. Genetic Influence on Intelligence -- 6.3. Neurobiology and Intelligence -- 6.4. Environmental Influences on Intelligence -- 6.4.1. Environmental Enrichment -- 6.5. Culture and Intelligence -- 6.6. Interaction of Nature and Nurture.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 154-171) and index.
Summary: "Covering the nature of human and animal intelligence, this compact and accessible text is the perfect aid for students who wish to delve deeper into the subject. The author presents a clear introduction to a broad range of key topics, including theories of learning, influences on intelligence, and test performance"-- Provided by publisher.
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Machine generated contents note: INTRODUCTION -- THEORIES OF INTELLIGENCE -- 2.1. What is Human Intelligence? -- 2.1.1. One Factor or Many? -- 2.2. Psychometric Theories -- 2.3. Learning Approach -- 2.4. Intelligence and Information Processing -- 2.5. Triarchic Theory of Intelligence -- 2.6. Gardner's Theory of Multiple Intelligences -- 2.7. Emotional Intelligence -- ANIMAL LEARNING -- 3.1. Nature of Simple Learning -- 3.2. Classical Conditioning -- 3.3. Operant Conditioning -- 3.4. Problems of Simple Learning Theories -- 3.5. Information Processing Explanations of Learning -- ANIMAL INTELLIGENCE -- 4.1. What is 'Intelligence' in Non-Human Animals? -- 4.2. Social Learning -- 4.3. Self-Recognition -- 4.4. Machiavellian Intelligence -- 4.5. Theory of Mind -- 4.6. Language in Non-Human Animals -- EVOLUTION OF HUMAN INTELLIGENCE -- 5.1. Why are Humans Intelligent? -- 5.2. Brain Size -- 5.3. Ecological Demands -- 5.4. Social Complexity -- INTELLIGENCE TEST PERFORMANCE -- 6.1. Intelligence and IQ -- 6.2. Genetic Influence on Intelligence -- 6.3. Neurobiology and Intelligence -- 6.4. Environmental Influences on Intelligence -- 6.4.1. Environmental Enrichment -- 6.5. Culture and Intelligence -- 6.6. Interaction of Nature and Nurture. Includes bibliographical references (p. 154-171) and index.

Includes bibliographical references (p. 154-171) and index.

"Covering the nature of human and animal intelligence, this compact and accessible text is the perfect aid for students who wish to delve deeper into the subject. The author presents a clear introduction to a broad range of key topics, including theories of learning, influences on intelligence, and test performance"-- Provided by publisher.

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