Attainment

Slides
1. Intro Intelligence (ppt)
2. Intro modifying ability ppt
3. Interests ppt
4. Conscientiousness and Motivation ppt

A primary focus will be on traits of conscientiousness and cognitive ability.

  • Measurement of conscientiousness and of intelligence.
  • How these increase SES.
  • Claims to increase these traits, including genetics and family environment, as well as interventions.
  • 10 weeks of lectures
  • Assessment
      • Midterm: MCQ week 6
      • Final: MCQ + Short Ans week 11?
  • Capability
      • Four Lectures on Intelligence: “The fixer”
        • IQ Tests
        • Education
        • Genetics
        • Creativity
        • Workplace productivity
      • Four Lectures on Conscientiousness: “The manager”
        • Facets, Behaviors of conscientiousness
        • Goal setting
        • Management, Motivation
        • Effort

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