Intelligence Testing

  • Army Alpha and Beta tests

    These tests were used to determine where a soldier would be placed, such as front line or intel. The Beta test was given orally, while the Alpha test written.
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    Intelligence History

  • Graham Wallas's Art of Thought

    Graham said that in order to think we need to go through fove different stages: preparation, incubation, intimation, illumination, and verification.
  • Edward Thorndike

    Introduced "Social Intelligence." Social intelligence was how well one could interact with others.
  • David Wechsler

    Thought that certain parts of intelligence were essential to ones success in life.
  • Wechsler's Scales

    Wechsler came up with scales that related to the test takers age, this is so it would eliminate bias. The scale was based off of 100.
  • Wayne Payne

    He introduced "Emotional Intelligence." Emotional intelligence was the intelligence that looked at one's pain, fear, and desires.
  • Stenberg's Intelligences

    Strenberg agreed the intelligence was based off of different fields but only three compared to Gardner's eight. Strenburg's three intelligences are analytical, creative, and practical.
  • Components of Creativity

    Strenburg took his field of creativity and specified it into five areas; these areas were expertise, thinking skills, personality, motivation, and enviroment.
  • Emotional Intelligence

    Peter Salvoy and John Mayer stated that emotional intelligence was made up of four parts: preception, reason, understanding, and managment.
  • Daniel Golemans

    He popularized the thought of emotional intelligence by writing about it in his book "Why it Matters More Than I.Q."
  • ACT and SAT

    One may be familiar with today's intelligence tests: the ACT and SAT. These are taken before going to college to determine one's intellectual ability.