BIOLOGICAL INTELLIGENCE

n. the kind of intelligence which is presumed to be of biological origin. It refers to that level of mental ability determined by forebrain functioning as differentiated from other traditional concepts on intelligence. Though biological in nature, such intelligence is also influenced by the environment. First described by U.S. psychologist Ward Flalstead (1908-1969).

BIOLOGICAL INTELLIGENCE: "Biological intelligence is usually measured through a battery of diagnostic tests."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "BIOLOGICAL INTELLIGENCE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/biological-intelligence/ (accessed April 1, 2020).
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