General introduction: Arthur Jensen - the man, his friends, and this book (H. Nyborg).
The g Factor.
Introduction. The higher-stratum structure of cognitive abilities: current evidence supports g and about ten broad factors (J.B. Carroll).
The Biology of g.
Introduction. Brain imaging and g (B. Anderson). Positron emission tomography studies of intelligence: from psychometrics to neurobiology (R.J. Haier). Reaction time and psychometric intelligence: Jensen's contribution (I. Deary). Inspection time and g (T. Nettelbeck). Factors influencing the relationship between brain size and intelligence (G. Gignac et al.). The molecular genetics of g (R. Plomin).
The Demography of g.
Introduction. The geography of intelligence (R. Lynn). Race differences in g and the "Jensen effect" (J.P. Rushton). Sex differences in g (H. Nyborg).
The g Nexus.
Introduction. Genius and g: intelligence and exceptional achievement (D.K. Simonton). Mental retardation and g (H. Spitz). The ubiquitous role of g in training (M. Ree et al.). Education andg (P. Ackerman, D.F. Lohman). g, jobs and life (L.S. Gottfredson). Crime, delinquency, and intelligence (A review of the worldwide literature (L. Ellis, A. Walsh).
Reservations about g.
Introduction. "My house is a very, very, very fine house" - but it is not the only house, (R.J. Sternberg). Jensen's genetic interpretation of racial differences in intelligence: critical evaluation (N. Brody). New concepts of intelligence: their practical and legal implications for employee selection (G.V. Barrett et al.). The sociology of psychometric and bio-behavioral sciences: a single-case study of destructive social reductionism and collective fraud in 20th century acade