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Beautiful minds (i.e., brains) and the neural basis of intelligence

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  26 July 2007

Richard J. Haier
Affiliation:
School of Medicine, University of California, Irvine, CA 92697-4475. rjhaier@uci.eduhttp://www.ucihs.uci.edu/pediatrics/faculty/neurology/haier/haier.html
Rex E. Jung
Affiliation:
Departments of Neurology and Psychology, University of New Mexico, and The MIND Research Network, Albuquerque, NM 87106. www.themindinstitute.orgrjung@themindinstitute.orgwww.positiveneuroscience.com
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Abstract

The commentaries address conceptual issues ranging from our narrow focus on neuroimaging to the various definitions of intelligence. The integration of the P-FIT and data from cognitive neuroscience is particularly important and considerable consistency is found. Overall, the commentaries affirm that advances in neuroscience techniques have caused intelligence research to enter a new phase. The P-FIT is recognized as a reasonable empirical framework to test hypotheses about the relationship of brain structure and function with intelligence and reasoning.

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