From The Art and Popular Culture Encyclopedia
- Capacity of mind, especially to understand principles, truths, facts or meanings, acquire knowledge, and apply it to practice; the ability to learn and comprehend.
- An entity that has such capacities.
- Information, usually secret, about the enemy or about hostile activities.
- A political or military department, agency or unit designed to gather such information.
Intelligence is a property of mind that encompasses many related mental abilities, such as the capacities to reason, plan, solve problems, think abstractly, comprehend ideas and language, and learn. Although intelligence is sometimes viewed quite broadly, psychologists typically regard the trait as distinct from creativity, personality, character, knowledge, or wisdom.
- Active intellect
- Downing effect
- Educational psychology
- History of the race and intelligence controversy
- Individual differences psychology
- Intellectual giftedness
- Intelligence (journal)
- Malleable intelligence
- Passive intellect
- Systems intelligence
- Theory of multiple intelligences