PSY 306 - Understanding Intelligence: A Capstone Seminar

Critical analysis of intelligence from multiple perspectives, including historical, social, and comparative. Students will consider intelligence as individual characteristic shaped by socio-historical context, and will examine intelligence in terms of its definitions, uses and misuses, developmental considerations, and appearance in humans, nonhuman animals and machines. Readings of primary expository texts and current research will provide students with tools to thoughtfully debate issues surrounding the concept of intelligence in modern life.

Prerequisite(s): 3 credits in PSY at the 200 level.

3 credit(s).

Last Term Offered: Fall 2017