Jan 19, 2022  
College Catalog 2021-2022 
    
College Catalog 2021-2022

PSYC 342 - Intelligence


This course will explore what “intelligence” means, how it is measured, and how the answers to those questions depend on time, place, and culture. Specific topics will include the history of IQ testing, the biology of intelligence,  intellectual disability, and “brain training”. Special attention is given to cognitive approaches and measurement theory. Class sessions will mainly consist of student-led discussions of primary sources. Counts as a Section B course in the Cognitive Science concentration. Prerequisite(s): PSYC 100  and PSYC 201 . Occasionally offered. (4 Credits)