Intelligence

Intelligence

2nd Edition - March 20, 1992

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  • Author: Nathan Brody
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080917054

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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.

Key Features

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

Readership

Cognitive and educational psychologists, social psychologists with an interest in individual differences, and graduate students in intelligence

Table of Contents

  • Historical Background.
    The Structure of Intellect.
    g and Basic Information Processing Skills: The Search for the Holy Grail.
    Multiple and Complex Correlates of Intelligence.
    Behavior Genetics of Intelligence.
    Environmental Determinants of Intelligence.
    Biological Correlates of Intelligence.
    Continuity and Change in Intelligence.
    Correlates of Intelligence.
    Group Differences in Intelligence.
    Beyond IQ: Social Intelligence and Personality.
    Epilogue.
    Bibliography.

Product details

  • No. of pages: 395
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2013
  • Published: March 20, 1992
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080917054

About the Author

Nathan Brody

Affiliations and Expertise

Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut, U.S.A.

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