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Intelligence and Intellect: Please explain the difference.

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Asked by lalit mahata, 16 Apr '13 05:20 pm
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Intellect is the faculty of reasoning and understanding objectively, esp. with regard to abstract or academic matters.
Intelligence is the ability to acquire and apply knowledge and skills.
In fine intellect is knowing and intelligence is applying what he/she knew.
Answered by Josna, 17 Apr '13 06:54 am

 
  
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An intelligent person is one who is clever, not necessarily through any effort and who does not necessarily apply this intelligence.
An intellectual is one who applies this intelligence in actively seeking to expand their knowledge.
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Answered by LIPSIKA, 17 Apr '13 12:18 am

 
  
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In those long ago days just after World War II, when reading Psychology at the University of London, it was constantly stressed that Intellect and Intelligence should not be seen as synonymous termseven though their symbiotic relationship in consciousness must be recognized.

Intellect was seen to denote cognitionthe rational mental processes that constitute knowing: the ability to identify and analyze, memorize, and categorize the physical characteristics and implications of whatever thing or event is perceived by the senses, thus bringing one to comprehend the objective facts of the external situation. Intelligence, however, was regarded as a mental faculty in its own righta function of consciousness taking one beyond the facts as such, to suggest meaning or purpose, and determine the course of action to be taken.

It is a level of consciousness that is triggered by the arousal of Feeling: the psychological phenomenon that accompanies every act of cognitionthe felt-thoughts that ...more
Source: http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/the-consciousness-question/201205/intellect-and-intelligence
Answered by Quest, 16 Apr '13 09:31 pm

 
  
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Me intelligent enough to understand your qn but not intellect at all to explain the matter to intellectual ppls :)
Answered by MARTINI, 16 Apr '13 05:23 pm

 
  
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Intellect is a term refers to the ability of the mind to come to correct conclusions about what is true or real, and about how to solve problems.where as Intelligence has been defined in many different ways including, but not limited to, abstract thought, understanding, self-awareness, communication, reasoning, learning, having emotional knowledge, retaining, planning, and problem solving.
Answered by RANGBARSE, 16 Apr '13 05:23 pm

 
  
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Intelligence is built by gaining information, knowledge from external agencies, from schools and universities, teachers and textbooks. The intellect is developed through your individual effort by exercising the faculty of questioning, thinking and reasoning. Not accepting anything that does not admit logic or reason. Know the difference between the two. And that any amount of intelligence gained cannot per se build your intellect.
Source: TOI
Answered by jameel ahmed, 16 Apr '13 05:22 pm

 
  
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