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  1. Biosocial Development School Years Michael Hoerger

  2. Ability Tests • Two types • Aptitude/Intelligence/IQ: • Potential to learn • General knowledge • Problem solving skills • Speed, and memory • Achievement: skills specifically relevant to school (reading comprehension, algebra)

  3. Sample IQ Items

  4. Multiple Intelligences? • Sternberg (3): • Academic, creative, and practical • Gardner (8): • Language, math, music, spatial, kinesthetic, interpersonal, intrapersonal, and naturalistic • Guilford (150) • Criticisms

  5. Any Remaining Questions? • Child psychopathology from last time? • From the book? • ADHD • Learning disabilities, Dyslexia • Pervasive Development Disorders • Treatments?

  6. Michael Hoerger To cite this textbook: • Berger, K. (2005). The developing person through the lifespan. New York: Worth. To cite this lecture: • Hoerger, M. (2007, February 21). Developmental Psychology: Pre-Adolescent Biosocial Development. Presented at a PSY 220 lecture at Central Michigan University.