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The g factor : the science of mental ability

Author: Arthur R Jensen
Publisher: Westport, Conn. Praeger 1998
Series: Human evolution, behavior, and intelligence
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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One of the major constructs of behavioural science - general mental ability - was labelled the "g factor" by its discoverer, Charles Spearman. The author of this text explains the psychometric,  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Arthur R Jensen
ISBN: 0275961036 9780275961039
OCLC Number: 832958770
Notes: Literaturverz. S. [597] - 634
Description: XIV, 648 Seiten Diagramme 25 cm
Contents: Preface A Little History The Discovery of g The Trouble with "Intelligence" Models and Characteristics of g Challenges to g Biological Correlates to g The Heritability of g Information Processing and g The Practical Validity of g Construct, Vehicles, and Measurements Population Differences in g Population Differences in g: Hypothesized Causes Sex Differences in g The g Nexus Appendix A: Spearman's "Law of Diminishing Returns" Appendix B: Method of Correlated Vectors Appendix C: Multivariate Analyses of a Nexus References Index
Series Title: Human evolution, behavior, and intelligence
Responsibility: Arthur R. Jensen

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