"J. Goard" wrote:
> At 10:28 PM 5/8/01 +0200, Eugene.Leitl@lrz.uni-muenchen.de wrote:
> >These days, popular educational theorists down play
> >the IQ tests as any full measure of intelligence. They
> >claim 7 types of intelligence, only a few of which are
> >touched on by an IQ test.
> >From the little exposure I've had to cognitive psychology, the few "types
> of intelligence" papers I've seen strike me as pseudoscience in the service
> of egalitarian wishful-thinking. Correct me if I'm wrong.
You're not wrong. Intelligence *is* compartmentalized. But not into
convenient, heartwarming seven-item lists.
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Eliezer S. Yudkowsky http://singinst.org/
Research Fellow, Singularity Institute for Artificial Intelligence
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