Definitions for "Crystallized intelligence"
Knowledge that is acquired through experience, on the assumption that people who learn from their experiences are showing a mental capacity that is absent in those who fail to learn from experience. go to glossary index
Type of intelligence, proposed by Horn and Cattell, involving the ability to remember and use learned information; it is relatively dependent on education and cultural background. Compare fluid intelligence.
the form of intelligence that reflects knowledge acquired through schooling and in everyday life. 136, 360