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    Dec 05, 2020  
2018 ACE Catalog - Volume 16 
    
2018 ACE Catalog - Volume 16 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

PSYC5273 - Performance of the Intellect

Credits: 3
Distinguishing between intelligence and the intellect, this course establishes a foundation for examining the role that the intellect, with specific focus on cognition, plays in learning, growth and development, and daily life. Theories of intelligence, including cognitive intelligence and emotional intelligence, are examined in the context of the performance of the intellect. Topics include constructivist and neo-constructivist theories of cognitive development; processes and strategies related to decision making, problem solving, and creative thinking; and the structural features of language, the processes of language acquisition, and the relationship between language and thought.