On the Capacity to Change: Exploring the Malleability of Intelligence

Michèle P Cheng, Sonja Saqui

Abstract


“Does intelligence have the capacity to change?” Addressing this question is of primordial importance, as how we characterize intelligence can have significant consequences for individuals. The following paper will explore the controversy related to the malleability of intelligence. It will critically analyze the nature and nurture aspects of the debate, and attempt to offer a solution as to whether or not intelligence has the capacity to change.


Keywords


Intelligence, malleability, growth mindset

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