Readership: General readers interested in psychology, IQ, environment-versus-genes debates, and sociology. Teachers, journalists, employers, and people involved in policy-making. Psychology and sociology students.
Ian J. Deary, Professor of Psychology, Edinburgh University
"it is short and extremely readable" - Journal of Advanced Nursing 2001
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A word about correlation
1: To see 'g' or not to see 'g': How many types of intelligence are there?
2: Ageing and intelligence - senility or sagacity? What happens to mental abilities as we grow older?
3: Brainy? Why are some people cleverer than others?
4: 'They **** you up your Mum and Dad': Are intelligence differences a result of genes or environments or both?
5: The (b)right man for the job: Does intelligence matter?
6: The lands of the rising IQ: Is intelligence changing generation by generation?
7: Twelve angry men: Getting experts to agree about human intelligence differences