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OpenStax Psychology Resources Guide: Intelligence & Problem Solving

Teaching and assessment materials to accompany the OpenStax Psychology textbook

TED: Why Our IQ Levels are Higher Than Our Grandparents'


By the end of this module, students will be able to:
  1. Understand concepts and schemas, their impact, and how they are formed.
  2. Discuss the history and controversy surrounding intelligence testing.
  3. Describe various ways people have defined and measured intelligence.
  4. Apply concerns over intelligence testing and its use to decisions or problems in our culture.
  5. Analyze their own problem solving and creativity, and ways to improve them.
  6. Recognize additional skills or variations related to general intelligence, and how they can be used as predictors of success or other outcomes.