Sangeetha Pulapaka

Intelligence is a broad term. If you are referring to I.Q, yes it is something a person is born with. Say, a person is born with a good voice. He/she can already sing better than the others, but with practice this in built talent reaches the point of excellence. The same way I.Q  in the right growth environment can help that person realise his/her true potential. Playing chess for one develops cognitive skills.  Intelligence researchers have also said that your intelligence test score, which indicates your relative standing in the population, is pretty stable once you reach early teenage years.

Cooking can be improved with practice. Good Cooks are not born, but made Loving what we do is the main factor and goes a long way in improving our skills. This motivates us to do better. Cooking then becomes an art.

Have you heard of the term emotional intelligence? This actually can be developed with practice. Emotional intelligence refers to the capability of a person to manage and control his or her emotions and possess the ability to control the emotions of others as well. In other words, they can influence the emotions of other people also.  Emotional intelligence is a very important skill in leadership. It is said to have five main elements such as - self-awareness, self-regulation, motivation, empathy, and social skills. 

According to the triarchic theory, intelligence has three aspects: analytical, creative, and practical.


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