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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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The nature versus nurture debate regarding intelligence is not as clearly drawn as it was 10 years ago. Although not resolved, it has been significantly refined. Intelligence, Heredity and  Read more...

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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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