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Intelligence and Emotional Intelligence

The original question: "Can someone help condense the definition of intelligence, including the main components of intelligence as well as a discussed position as to whether or not emotional intelligence is an accurate measure of intelligence."

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Intelligence has been a label assigned to our on-going understanding of the overall potential of the human mind, ranging from its ability for practical problem solving, to reasoning, learning, logic, aptitude and even the more subjective elements such as emotional and abstract thoughts that are typically seen as elements fuelling the creative processes. Ideally, researchers and theorists seek to find a means to empirically measure the aforementioned factors for posterity and then tailor them towards forming theories and arguments that can help explain the potential of the human thought process and its impact on productivity as well as ingenuity.

Within the paradigm of psychology, the definition and approach to the analysis and understanding of intelligence continues to remain multifaceted. The psychometric model'the practical means of measuring aptitude in a closed setting and environment, such as IQ and standard aptitude tests'remains the most prevailing and popular method, largely due to its ...

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Intelligence has been a label assigned to our on-going understanding of the overall potential of the human mind, ranging from its ability for practical problem solving, to reasoning, learning, logic, aptitude and even the more subjective elements such as emotional and abstract thoughts that are typically seen as elements fuelling the creative processes. Ideally, researchers and theorists seek to find a means to empirically measure the aforementioned factors for posterity and then tailor them towards forming theories and arguments that can help explain the potential of the human thought process and its impact on productivity as well as ingenuit

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