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Paper 4.3: Psychology of Intelligence

Unit

Content

Time (Hours)

Domain

I Construct of Intelligence

Intelligence: meaning and concept

Biological basis of intelligence: Galton

Factor theories: Spearman and Thurstone

Genetic basis of intelligence

Cultural differences in intelligence

12

4

4

4

Must know

Desirable to Know

Nice to Know

II Theories of intelligence

Cattell and Horn: gf and gc

Gardner: multiple intelligence

Sternberg: componential theory

Binet scale of intelligence

Educating Intelligence

15

5

5

5

 

 

Must know

Desirable to Know

Nice to Know

III Emotional Intelligence

Models of emotional intelligence- Goleman, Mayer and Salovey

EQ competencies: self-awareness, self-regulation, motivation and empathy

Managing emotions: techniques to manage emotions for conflict management and effective leadership

 Social intelligence

Resilience

13

 

3

4

6

 

Must know

Desirable to Know

Nice to Know

 

Syllabus Books:

  1. Goleman, D. (1995). Emotional Intelligence. New York: Bantam Books.
  2. Singh, D. (2003). Emotional Intelligence at Work. New Delhi:
  3. Sternberg, R.J. (2010). Cognitive Psychology. New York: Cengage Learning
  4. Passer, M.W. and Smith, R.E. (2010). Psychology: The science of mind and behaviour. New Delhi: McGraw Hill. 

Reference Books:

  1. J. Sternberg. (1988). Advances in the Psychology of Human Intelligence(Vol. 4). Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.
  2. Piaget, M. Piercy, D. E. Berlyne. (2001). The Psychology of Intelligence. Routledge, 2001
  3. Richard R. Byrne. (1995). The Thinking Ape: Evolutionary Origins of Intelligence.Oxford University Press.
  4. Premack. (1976). Intelligence in Ape and Man. Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.
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