Intelligence

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Gulf Professional Publishing, 1992 - Education - 395 pages
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This is the Second Edition of Nathan Brody's popular book Intelligence, originally published in 1976. It presents a comprehensive review of contemporary research in this field, including coverage of such controversial topics as the genetic and environmental influences on IQ and individual and group differences in intelligence. The book also discusses both the psychometric and cognitive approaches to intelligence as well as new theories in the field.

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* Discusses both the psychometric and cognitive approaches to intelligence
* Provides a comprehensive review of contemporary research in this realm
* Covers new theories of intelligence
  

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Contents

Binet and Simons Test of Intelligence
6
Spearman and Thurstone
13
Guttmans Radex Theory
26
Gardners Theory of Multiple Intelligence
34
Conclusion
40
g AND BASIC INFORMATION
49
Inspection Time
62
Infant Habituation
71
WithinFamily Environmental Influences
196
The Biological Environment and Intelligence
206
Conclusion
214
Functional Properties of the Nervous
220
Conclusion
226
CONTINUITY AND CHANGE
228
LifeSpan Change
234
Conclusion
249

Conclusion
77
CORRELATES OF INTELLIGENCE
80
The Complex Correlates of Intelligence
97
Componential Analysis
103
Conclusion
124
Family Studies
137
Quantitative Estimates
150
Developmental Behavior Genetics
158
Special Abilities
164
Interventions to Increase Intelligence
174
Changes in Intelligence Attributable
186
Intelligence and Occupations
272
Conclusion
279
The Intelligence of Japanese
310
Gender Differences in Intelligence
317
11
329
Personality and Intelligence
342
12
349
Literature Cited
357
Index
383
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