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Journal of Modern Foreign Psychology

Publisher: Moscow State University of Psychology and Education

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.17759/jmfp

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Intellectual abilities of adolescents and qualitative characteristics of their social argumentation

Smirnova O.M., educational psychologist, School №1505 "Preobrajenskaya", Moscow, Russia, smirsoul@mail.ru
Belova S.S., Ph.D. in Psychology, research fellow, Psychology the Russian Academy of Science, Moscow, Russia, sbelova@gmail.com
Abstract
The article focuses on the issue of relation of general and social intelligence and illustrates it by the results of correlational study of adolescents’ intelligence and quality of their social argumentation. It was revealed that it is verbal intelligence, not a non-verbal one, that forms correlations with argumentation qualities. These correlations could be productive as well as counter-productive with respect to the quality of social discussion. The obtained results are considered within the context of discussion about general and social intelligence balance with the focus on the functional role of verbal intelligence in social cognition. They are regarded as the starting points for the development of social competence educational programs for adolescents

Keywords: intelligence, social intelligence, social dilemmas, argumentation, quality of argumentation, activity of argumentation, validity of argumentation, irrelevant arguments, arguments with false premise, arguments to pathos, arguments to ethos

Column: Developmental psychology

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.17759/jmfp.2018070204

Funding

This work was supported by grant RFH №17-78-30035

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