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Intelligence : a very short introduction

Author: Ian J Deary
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2001.
Series: Very short introductions, 39.
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Ian Deary addresses a range of intelligences in this concise introduction. He considers whether intelligence differences are caused by genes or the environment and whether intelligence declines or increases as human beings grow older.
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Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ian J Deary
ISBN: 9780192893215 0192893211 9780191776854 0191776858
OCLC Number: 892340703
Description: 1 online resource (132 pages) : illustrations, facsimiles.
Contents: To see 'g' or not to see 'g': How many types of intelligence are there? --
Ageing and intelligence: senility or sagacity? What happens to mental abilities as we grow older? --
Brainy? Why are some people cleverer than others? --
'They f- you up your Mum and Dad' (Larkin): Are intelligence differences a result of genes or environments or both? --
The (b)right man for the job: Does intelligence matter? --
The lands of the rising IQ: Is intelligence changing generation by generation? --
Eleven (not-so- ) angry men (and women): Psychologistsactually agree about human intelligence differences.
Series Title: Very short introductions, 39.
Responsibility: Ian J. Deary.
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Attempts to take readers from no knowledge about the science of human intelligence to a stage where they are able to make judgements for themselves about some of the key questions about human mental  Read more...

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it is short and extremely readable * Journal of Advanced Nursing 2001 *

 
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