Imposterism

This video explores the fairly common experience of imposterism or imposter syndrome. Strategies for dealing with this this experience in your own life are described.

Intelligence – Part VII

In this video we explore the work of Howard Gardner. Gardner is most famous for his theory of Multiple Intelligence made up of eight (or nine, depending on where you look) different types of intelligence expressions such as “interpersonal”, “mathematical”, “musical”, and “kinesthetic”.     

Intelligence – Part VI

In this video we explore the Triarchic Theory of intelligence put forth by Robert Sternberg. This theory focuses on analytical, creative, and practical applications of intelligence.

Intelligence – Part V

This video explores the field of Psychometrics. The definition of intelligence has largely depended on the ways in which we have constructed intelligence tests (and psychological measures in general). Some history on the measurement of intelligence is discussed.

Intelligence – Part IV

In this video we explore the controversy of the publication of the Bell Curve. This book examines the relationship between race/ethnicity and intelligence. Solutions for the appropriate use of IQ scores is discussed.

Feelings on Memorial Day

Memorial Day is a holiday that produces a mixed sense of emotions. On one hand, we are called on to remember those who gave their lives while serving in the American armed services. On the other hand, we often encounter festive activities, parades, and BBQs. How should we feel about Memorial Day? Happy? Sad? The […]

Intelligence – Part III

In this video we dive deeper into the concept of IQ. IQ is context and culture specific. It is STILL a good tool to predict how well people will do in SCHOOL, the original intent of Binet’s work.

Intelligence – Parts I and II

I’ve put together a series of short videos on Intelligence. Intelligence – Part I In this video we look at the ancient perspectives on intelligence and make our way through Darwin’s “Mental Powers” and finally into Pearson’s concept of G (general intelligence). This will lead us to our next Intelligence video where we will explore […]