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Cognition: Thinking, Intelligence and Language

Cognition: Thinking, Intelligence and Language

Author: Michael Lamoreux

To fully understand how e do any of the things we do (such as learning, remembering and behaving), we need to understand how we think. How do we organize our thoughts? how do we communicate those thoughts to others? What do we mean by 'Intelligence'? Why are some people able to learn so much faster than others?

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Cognition: How Your Mind Can Amaze and Betray You

We used to think that the human brain was a lot like a computer; using logic to figure out complicated problems. It turns out, it's a lot more complex and, well, weird than that. In this episode of Crash Course Psychology, Hank discusses thinking & communication, solving problems, creating problems, and a few ideas about what our brains are doing up there.

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Controversy of Intelligence

So, how many different kinds of intelligence are there? And what is the G-Factor? Eugenics? Have you ever taken an IQ Test? All of these things play into the fascinating and sometimes icky history of Intelligence Testing. In this episode of Crash Course Psychology, Hank talks us through some of the important aspects of that history... as well as Nazis. Hey, I said some of it was icky.

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Brains Vs. Bias

In this episode of Crash Course Psychology, Hank takes a look at WAIS and WISC intelligence tests and how bias can really skew both results and the usefulness of those results.

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You know what's amazing? That we can talk to people, they can make meaning out of it, and then talk back to us. In this episode of Crash Course Psychology, Hank talks to us and tries to make meaning out of how our brains do this thing called Language. Plus, monkeys!

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Cognition: Thinking, Intelligence, and Language

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Source: *Created based on Psychology, Ciccarelli, White. AP Edition