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There is more to fluid intelligence than working memory capacity and executive function

  • Dennis Garlick (a1) and Terrence J. Sejnowski (a1)
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  • Published online: 05 April 2006

Although working memory capacity and executive function contribute to human intelligence, we question whether there is an equivalence between them and fluid intelligence. We contend that any satisfactory neurobiological explanation of fluid intelligence needs to include abstraction as an important computational component of brain processing.

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Behavioral and Brain Sciences
  • ISSN: 0140-525X
  • EISSN: 1469-1825
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