Overview of Human Intelligence Measurements and Future Development Prediction

Shiyu Zuo
2022 Advances in Social Science, Education and Humanities Research   unpublished
Current intelligence tests rely on performance-based paradigm which possesses flaws that cannot be completely avoided. Based on previous studies, this essay discussed new paradigms that can potentially reduce the flaws including genes prediction, brain-scanning technique, and overexcitability tests. On the contrary, the analysis also included recent findings and theories that may lead to a new understanding towards intelligence. Thus, in this essay, the author suggests short-term and long-term
more » ... irections for future intelligence tests improvements. In short-term, based on the differences in brain structures of males and females that were found in previous study, it is possible that males and females reach the same level of cognitive abilities with different neural substrates. Thus, it can be necessary that the brain-scanning technique for intelligence tests should develop 2 different paradigms for males and females. In the long-term, we emphasize the importance of Embodied Cognition Theory in testing human intelligence in which stated that it may be too deterministic to estimate human intelligence only by observing brain structures.
doi:10.2991/assehr.k.220105.126 fatcat:gudzoyyf2fegne7vpdrdrz3sv4