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Intelligence, heredity, and environment

Author: Robert J Sternberg; Elena Grigorenko
Publisher: New York : Cambridge University Press, 1996.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Intelligence, Heredity and Environment provides a comprehensive and current survey of theory and research on human intelligence.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert J Sternberg; Elena Grigorenko
ISBN: 0521464897 9780521464895 052146904X 9780521469043
OCLC Number: 317510087
Notes: Includes indexes.
Description: xvii, 608 pages : illustrations
Contents: 1. Behavior-Genetic and Socialization theories of intelligence: Truce and reconciliation / Sandra Searr --
2. The puzzle of nongenetic variance / Arthur R. Jensen --
3. Identifying genes for cognitive abilities and disabilities / Robert Plomin --
4. Heredity, environment, and IQ in the Texas Adoption Project / John C. Loehlin, Joseph M. Horn and Lee Willerman --
5. IQ similarity in twins reared apart: Findings and responses to critics / Thomas J. Bouchard, Jr. --
6. The invalid separation of effects of nature and nurture: Lessons from animal experimentation / Douglas Wahlsten and Gilbert Gottlieb --
7. Between nature and nurture: The role of human agency in the epigenesis of intelligence / Thomas R. Bidell and Kurt W. Fischer --
8. A third perspective: The symbol systems approach / Howard Gardner, Thomas Hatch and Bruce Torff --
9. A cultural-psychology perspective on intelligence / Joan G. Miller --
10. A bio-ecological model of intellectual development: Moving beyond h[superscript 2] / Stephen J. Ceci, Tina Rosenblum and Eddy de Bruyn --
11. An interactionist perspective on the genesis of intelligence / Edmund W. Gordon and Melissa P. Lemons --
12. Educating intelligence: Infusing the Triarchic Theory into school instruction / Robert J. Sternberg --
13. Raising IQ level by vitamin and mineral supplementation / H. J. Eysenck and S. J. Schoenthaler --
14. The resolution of the nature-nurture controversy by Russian psychology: Culturally biased or culturally specific? / Elena L. Grigorenko and Tatiana V. Kornilova --
15. The emerging horizontal dimension of practical intelligence: Polycontextuality and boundary crossing in complex work activities / Yrjo Engestrom, Ritva Engestrom and Merja Karkkainen --
16. Cognitive development from infancy to middle childhood / Stacey S. Cherny, David W. Fulker and John K. Hewitt --
17. Intelligence, language, nature, and nurture in young twins / J. Steven Reznick. 18. Sources of individual differences in infant social cognition: Cognitive and affective aspects of self and other / Sandra Pipp-Siegel, JoAnn L. Robinson and Dana Bridges --
19. Nature vs. nurture: The feeling of vuja de / Earl Hunt --
20. Unresolved questions and future directions in behavior-genetic studies of intelligence / Irwin D. Waldman.
Responsibility: edited by Robert J. Sternberg, Elena Grigorenko.

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