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Investigating Intelligence in Early Adolescence

by David Elkind - 1980

From the earliest days of psychology as a science there have been two rather different approaches to human intelligence. One of these, the developmental approach, has been concerned with adolescent thought as a special type of mental activity worthy of study in its own right. The other, the psychometric approach, has with few exceptions seen adolescent thought as continuous with intelligence in general and, therefore, undeserving of any special attention. Before turning to the developmental approach, which will be the focus of concern for this chapter, we need to compare the two positions to put the developmental position in proper perspective.

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This article originally appeared in NSSE Yearbook Vol. 79, No. 1.

Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 81 Number 5, 1980, p. 282-294
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 19243, Date Accessed: 6/19/2021 3:11:21 PM

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