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Theory of Intelligence

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This article discusses the different theories of intelligence, including the concept of General Intelligence, Triarchic Theory of Intelligence, and Emotional Intelligence. It also explains how intelligence can be measured through various tasks and tests, and how it is reflected in a person's behavior and attitude.
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Theory of IntelligenceIntelligence is the most researched subject in psychology. Intelligence is not reflected by the academic performance or bookish knowledge. Intelligence is somewhat how easily a person solves different problems, how they think abstractly, plan and the ability of reasoning. It is the ability of a person to think rationally, deal effectively and act purposefully (Wechsler, D., 2014)We can recognize intelligence by keeping a wide range of points into account. One is the simple high IQ test score and the low EQ test but is not the only key to be an intelligent person (Noordin, M. F., & Karim, Z. A., 2014, November). We can conclude by checking a person's learning, retention and execution ability in a best or worst possible way. A person may be intelligent in different ways for example, someone can be emotionally intelligent; i.e. the ability of a person to deal or react in a stressful condition. Other non-intellectual achievements are also a blink to high intelligence such as longer and happier relation, creative and artistic intelligence, socioeconomic status etc. personality traits like self-control, prudence and risk taking actions also reveal the intelligence level.On company my personal theory with the Charles Spearman theory which talked about the concept of General Intelligence (g factor), confirmed the point that some mental aptitude test’s score can confirm the intelligence status of a person. Similarly, Louis L. Thurstone clears the term that only the single IQ test doesn't determine whether a person is intelligent rather a person may show intelligence in different areas as numerical, reasoning, verbal, spatial visualization and many other. Also, Robert Sternberg explained the triarchic theory of intelligence which include three factors of intelligence that are analytical intelligence which is directly related to problem-solving ability, creative intelligence involves the capability of a 2
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