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IQ and human intelligence

N. J. Mackintosh

IQ and human intelligence

by N. J. Mackintosh

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Intelligence tests,
  • Intellect,
  • Intelligence levels

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [395]-427) and indexes.

    Other titlesIntelligence quotient and human intelligence
    StatementN.J. Mackintosh
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBF431 .M358 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 440 p. :
    Number of Pages440
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25211083M
    ISBN 100199585598
    ISBN 109780199585595
    LC Control Number2010941708
    OCLC/WorldCa669754008

      Intelligence Quotient (IQ) Life-long learning is widely regarded as the increase in the intellectual level – IQ – of everyone wishing to improve one’s mind, professional expertise, and. IQ and Global Inequality is follow-up to their book IQ and the Wealth of Nations, an expansion of the argument that international differences in current economic development are due in part to differences in average national intelligence as indicated by national IQ estimates, and a response to : Richard Lynn, Tatu Vanhanen.

    > What are some good books on human intelligence? This is actually an amalgamation of my several book lists pertaining to building brainpower and enhancing intelligence, which I have already shared on Quora: [a] First Book List: 1. Smarter: The N. The Online Resource Centre to accompany IQ and Human Intelligence features the following resources: For registered adopters of the text: Figures from the book, available to download. For students: Hyperlinks to primary literature articles cited in the and 'Further Reading' sections of the bookPrice: $

    research on the biological origins of human intelligence differences 1, and updates on this topic are available elsewhere 2,3. Knowns and unknowns about human intelligence differences The most recent furore about human intelligence differences came in the wake of the surprise US best-seller, The Bell Curve4. The book is a peculiar, incendiaryFile Size: 70KB. IQ and Human Intelligence. Second Edition. Nicholas Mackintosh. March ISBN: pages Paperback xmm In Stock. Price: £ An elegantly written introduction to the field of intelligence, demonstrating rare objectivity and lack of bias.


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This source indicates that these national IQs have a high level of reliability, as shown by the correlation of,92 of the different measures, and validity, as shown by the correlation.

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