Type of psychology: Intelligence and intelligence testing

Fields of study: General issues in intelligence; intelligence assessment

Intelligence is a hypothetical concept, rather than a tangible entity, that is used by psychologists and other scientists to explain differences in the quality and adaptive value of the behavior of humans and, to some extent, animals. Its meaning and the theoretical models used to explore it are as varied as the field of psychology itself.

Key concepts

• cognitive psychology

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