Educational Differences, Volume 182

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Routledge, Dec 8, 2011 - Education - 462 pages
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Among particular issues discussed in this book are the problems of the cultural disadvantaged, the problems of devising psychological tests which are not biased towards any particular culture, the problems of minority groups of children in education and the relationship between heritability and teachability.

  

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Contents

Preface
1
Hierarchical theories of mental ability
19
psychological and educational aspects
86
Understanding readiness
116
The role of verbal mediation in mental development
131
Another look at culturefair testing
167
Selection of minority students in higher education
223
Do schools cheat minority children?
274
Can we and should we study race differences?
342
The phylogeny and ontogeny of intelligence
382
The heritability of intelligence
389
Heritability and teachability
398
References
434
AUTHOR INDEX
453
SUBJECT INDEX
457
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Varieties of individual differences in learning
322

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