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What is Intelligence?:

What is Intelligence? Individuals’ abilities to : understand complex ideas, adapt effectively to the environment, learn from experience, engage in various forms of reasoning, overcome obstacles by careful thought.

Theories of Intelligence:

Theories of Intelligence

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Charles Spearman – General Intelligence He concluded that intelligence is general cognitive ability that could be measured and numerically expressed

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2) Louis L. Thurstone – Primary Mental Abilities Verbal comprehension Reasoning Perceptual speed Numerical ability Word fluency Associative memory Spatial visualization

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3) Howard Gardner - Multiple Intelligences Visual-spatial Intelligence Verbal-linguistic Intelligence Bodily-kinesthetic Intelligence Logical-mathematical Intelligence Interpersonal Intelligence Musical Intelligence Intra personal Intelligence Naturalistic Intelligence

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4) Robert Sternberg - Triarchic Theory Analytical intelligence: This component refers to problem-solving abilities. Creative intelligence: This aspect of intelligence involves the ability to deal with new situations using past experiences and current skills. Practical intelligence: This element refers to the ability to adapt to a changing environment.

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5 ) Raymond Cattell – Theory of Fluid and Crystallized Intelligence Fluid intelligence-ability to think and reason Crystallized intelligence-accumulated knowledge and application of the skills to solve specific problem.

Intelligence test:

Intelligence test

Stanford – Binet Test:

Stanford – Binet Test A method of assessing an individuals mental aptitudes and comparing them to those of others, using numerical scores. IQ – Intelligence Quotient IQ = ma/ca x 100

Wechsler Scales:

Wechsler Scales Verbal &Non-verbal (performance ) Identify children suffering from learning disabilities

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Achievement test – to determine a person’s level of knowledge in a given subject area. Aptitude test – to predict a person’s ability in a particular area


Situation Two brothers are raised by the same parents, yet later in life they have two very different careers. One is a doctor, and the other is a car salesman.

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Birth-order argument proposed by psychologist Alfred Adler, environment has a big influence on our intelligence and how we develop later in life. According to Adler, nurture is the most important factor.

Feral children:

Feral children A boy named Victor, discovered in a French forest at the age of seven and studied by a physician Jean-Marc- Gaspard - Itard . Jean-Marc- Gaspard - Itard Victor

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We may all have the potential to achieve a certain level of intelligence(genetic),it is the environment(nurture) that we are exposed determines whether or not we realize the intelligence. Early life of childhood is extremely important in developing intelligence. Current research- higher love and mental stimulation=higher level of intelligence

As a Summary:

As a Summary Nature x Nurture = Intelligence “x” = symbolize interactive variables whose relationship results in more than the sum of its parts. Intelligence is a result of nature and nurture and both are needed for intelligence to fully develop.

Emotional Quotient Intelligence:

Emotional Q uotient Intelligence ALSO KNOWN AS EQ

what is emotional intelligence quotient? :

what is emotional intelligence quotient? Emotional intelligence describes the ability, capacity, skill, or self-perceived ability to identify, assess, and manage the emotions of one’s self, of others, and of groups.

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Possess a high degree of emotional intelligence know themselves very well and are also able to sense the emotions of others. Affable , resilient, and optimistic .

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If your emotional abilities aren’t in hand, if you don’t have self-awareness, if you are not able to manage your distressing emotions, if you can’t have empathy and have effective relationships, then no matter how smart you are, you are not going to get very far. * Daniel Goleman *

Benefits of EQ:

Benefits of EQ Can become more productive and successful at what they do and help others. The process and outcomes of EQ development also contain many elements known to reduce stress.

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For individuals and organizations by moderating conflicts, promoting understanding and relationships and fostering stability, continuity and harmony. It last and it links strongly with the concepts of love and spirituality.

Five Domains of EQ:

Five Domains of EQ personal Self-Awareness Self-Regulation Self-Motivation social Social Awareness Social Skills Relate to knowing your emotions, managing your emotions, motivating yourself, recognizing and understanding other people’s emotions and managing relationships

Self- awareness:

Self- awareness Emotional awareness Accurate self-assessment Self-confidence


Self-Regulation Self-control Trustworthiness Conscientiousness Adaptability Innovativeness


Self-Motivation Achievement drive Commitment Initiative Optimism

Social Awareness:

Social Awareness Empathy Service orientation Developing others Leveraging diversity Political awareness

Social Skills:

Social Skills Influence Communication Leadership Change catalyst Conflict management Building bonds Collaboration and cooperation Team capabilities

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I respect the man who knows distinctly what he wishes. The greater part of all mischief in the world arises from the fact that men do not sufficiently understand their own aims. They have undertaken to build a tower, and spend no more labor on the foundation than would be necessary to erect a hut . * Johann Wolfgang von Goethe *

EQ can be learned?:

EQ can be learned? Personally motivated Practice extensively what they learned Receive feedback Reinforce their new skills

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Nothing great was ever achieved without enthusiasm. * Ralph Waldo Emerson *

EQ at Workplace:

EQ at Workplace More and more relevant to important work-related outcomes staff are judged by new yardsticks strongly influenced by personal qualities

An Emotional Intelligence Assessment Tool for Workplace:

An Emotional Intelligence Assessment Tool for Workplace

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Comfort in expressing your emotions will allow you to share the best of yourself with others, but not being able to control your emotions will reveal your worst. * Bryant H. McGill *

Thank You:

Thank You By: Neeta Shaminie Julia Mary Navamony