Introduction to Psychology 1/IPSY103/Intelligence/Overview
In this learning pathway, we will explore the cultural construct that we call intelligence. Cognitive psychologists didn’t invent memory, they just figured out how to measure it and describe its characteristics. In comparison, researchers – based in part on societal expectations – have invented the concept of intelligence, as well as different ways of measuring it. As you move through this learning pathway, make note of the interactions between the concept of intelligence and various political motivations.