PSY 370 week 4 DQ 1 Thinking and Intelligence - 20158

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Your text describes five factors that influence thinking and intelligence building. "A person who thinks critically can ask appropriate questions, gather relevant information, efficiently and creatively sort through this information, reason logically from this information and come to reliable conclusions..." (Jensen, 2008, p. 142). Choose two of the factors that enhance intelligence and thinking.

  • environment
  • life choices
  • will/volition
  • life experiences
  • genes
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Human development can be described as an increased awareness of self reasonability and focuses on goals. The stages of a person's life are an attempt to reach these goals. There is a sense of commitment to family and friends and a desire to have a positive effect on people around and the world in general.  Outside influences play a huge part depending on the environment that you live in.  Depend more on yourself in another country.  Music a person listens to is an environmental choice.  School is an environmental choice by my parents.  I have no control over it neither do I have a choice over the language that I speak, my native language

The Ecological theory as described by Urie Bronfenbrenner focuses on how the environment plays on the growth and development of an individual ( Vleet, 2011). Therefore, I would say that our