General knowledge is information that has been accumulated over time through various mediums. class=”reference”>It excludes specialized learning that can only be obtained with extensive training and information confined to a single medium. General knowledge is an essential component of crystallized intelligence. It is strongly associated with general intelligence and with openness to experience.
Studies have found that people who are highly knowledgeable in a particular domain tend to be knowledgeable in many. General knowledge is thought to be supported by long-term semantic memory ability. General knowledge also supports schemata for textual understanding. In 2019, it was found in a survey that New Zealanders had “concerning” gaps in their general knowledge.
What Will You Learn?
- Objective one: Benefits of General Knowledge
- Objective two: Public Speaking Will Be Easier
- Objective three: Improved Mental Processes
- Objective four: Improved Performance in General Knowledge Olympiads
International Worker’s Day
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