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APA and MSI statements on intelligence[edit]

I think we should remove the "Mainstream Science on Intelligence" and "Intelligence: Knowns and Unknowns" definitions from the article. Both of these statements emerged from debate about The Bell Curve and presenting them here as competing viewpoints creates an illusion of false dichotomy. The content in the table is more than adequate to illustrate the range of views on the subject. I might argue that it would be better to turn to tertiary sources like textbooks and the like to handle the introduction to the section. aprock (talk) 18:33, 4 May 2011 (UTC)

note, this content was originally inserted back on in May 2005 by an R&I SPA [1],[2]. aprock (talk) 18:44, 4 May 2011 (UTC)
Now would be a good time to follow up on this helpful suggestion. -- WeijiBaikeBianji (talk, how I edit) 18:04, 23 July 2013 (UTC)

Intelligence as seen by other cultures[edit]

This article needs an addition that describes how other cultures conceive of intelligence

Hobbes' "intellectus intelligit"[edit]

In the History of the Term section it says this:

Hobbes for example, in his Latin De Corpore, used "intellectus intelligit" (translated in the English version as "the understanding understandeth") as a typical example of a logical absurdity.[4]

I don't understand what this statement means. I tried googling about it and the only results that came up were this article itself, Hobbes' original work (which is what the source is) and people who had copied it from wikipedia into their own documents. What does "intellectus intelligit" or "understanding understandeth" mean? and why is it an example of a logical absurdity? Is this original research? — Preceding unsigned comment added by 99.21.222.246 (talk) 02:04, 4 May 2013 (UTC)

Hi 99.21.222.246! You haven't got an answer and my guess is nobody really knows. Myself, I have no clue... Lova Falk talk 15:35, 21 May 2013 (UTC)

Extraterrestrial Intelligence[edit]

Hi,

I think something should be written about this. I am not sure about good sources, yet, I feel it is relevant, including SETI's search and the impact it has on how we define intelligence. How do we detect it and how we recognise it (humans, animals, plants, AI, aliens, etc.) is related in my view. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 203.92.218.30 (talk) 04:57, 27 August 2013 (UTC)

You wrote, "I am not sure about good sources, yet," and that is the nub of the issue. Wikipedia articles can include, article by article, fitting the topic of each article, statements that we can back up with reliable sources. If there are reliable sources on the topic you bring up here, let's look for them and see what they say. -- WeijiBaikeBianji (talk, how I edit) 15:34, 27 August 2013 (UTC)
Hi 203.92.218.30! Do you know that we have an article about Extraterrestrial intelligence? Maybe you can contribute to that article. Lova Falk talk 20:32, 29 December 2013 (UTC)

Journal of Intelligence — Open Access Journal[edit]

The scope of this article is all forms of intelligence, a broader topic than just human intelligence, but human intelligence is also one subtopic of this article. Journal of Intelligence — Open Access Journal is a new, open-access, "peer-reviewed scientific journal that publishes original empirical and theoretical articles, state-of-the-art articles and critical reviews, case studies, original short notes, commentaries" intended to be "an open access journal that moves forward the study of human intelligence: the basis and development of intelligence, its nature in terms of structure and processes, and its correlates and consequences, also including the measurement and modeling of intelligence." The journal will include articles about animal intelligence and artificial intelligence if those illuminate the study of human intelligence. The content of the first issue is posted, and includes interesting review articles, one by Earl Hunt and Susanne M. Jaeggi and one by Wendy Johnson. The editorial board[3] of this new journal should be able to draw in a steady stream of good article submissions. It looks like the journal aims to continue to publish review articles of the kind that would meet Wikipedia guidelines for articles on medical topics, an appropriate source guideline to apply to Wikipedia articles about intelligence. -- WeijiBaikeBianji (talk, how I edit) 21:25, 5 December 2013 (UTC)

Reference 20 - (Poole, Computational intelligence): Wrong year?[edit]

It appears to me David Poole on his website states another year regarding the publication of "Computational intelligence: A logical approach": 1998 in contrast to 1997.

I'm not confident enough to make the changes myself though, so maybe someone could verify this. 2A02:8071:25F5:6800:6191:2A7C:7DDE:FAF6 (talk) 18:33, 12 January 2014 (UTC)