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Analyzing theories of intelligence

Critique the various theories of intelligence presented.
Which theory do you believe is the best for determining intelligence? Why?
Which type of intelligence(s) do you possess? Why?
What are the pros and cons of using each theory to define intelligence?
Why is assessing a child's intelligence important (or not)?

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I think that the theory that is best for determining intelligence is the Triarchic theory of intelligence. I think that this theoretical perspective can best determine an individual's intelligence, due to the fact that this theory analyzes the components of an individual's mental capacity or thinking ability that almost commensurate with gaining an accurate measure of the individuals overall intelligence. One of the key components that this theory advocates for determining an individuals intelligence is their analytical reasoning ability. This is obviously a very important core component of an individual's intelligence, due to the fact that analytical reasoning ability describes an individual's ability to effectively solve problems, which is crucial to every day living. Another very important component that this theory advocates for determining an individual's intelligence, is their creative thinking ability or intelligence. I think that this is a very important component of measuring an individual's intelligence, due to the fact that an individual's ability to create new methods or solutions, which is important in helping an individual to be able to combine past knowledge and present knowledge in order to overcome obstacles. The third component that this theory advocates for determining an individual's intelligence, is their ...

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This solution analyzes differing theories of intelligence.

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