Theories of Intelligence: Psychometric vs Information-Processing Approaches

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Which dimension in J.P. Guilford's structure-of-intellect model refers to the nature of materials or information on which intellectual operations are performed?

Contents

In Guilford's structure-of-intellect model, what does the 'products' category refer to?

The form in which information is processed

According to Guilford's model, how many categories are products classified into?

6

Which psychologist was the first to try to formalize the concept of intelligence in terms of mental operations?

Alfred Binet

What does cognitive competence in Level II involve, according to the text?

Higher-order skills

Which type of intellectual operation involves evaluation and divergent production in Guilford's model?

Evaluation

In J.P. Guilford's structure-of-intellect model, which category includes visual, auditory, symbolic, semantic, and behavioral components?

Contents

'Transformations' is classified under which category in the structure-of-intellect model?

Products

'Divergent production' refers to which type of intellectual operation in J.P. Guilford's model?

'Convergent production'

What factor determines the number of cells in Guilford's classification model?

The number of factors or abilities.

Explore the two main theories of intelligence - psychometric approach and information-processing approach. Learn about how the psychometric approach views intelligence as an aggregate of abilities, while the information-processing approach focuses on cognitive processes in reasoning and problem solving.

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