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Human Intelligence

Authors

Earl Hunt, University of Washington

Description

This book is a comprehensive survey of our scientific knowledge about human intelligence, written by a researcher who has spent more than 30 years studying the field, receiving a Lifetime Contribution award from the International Society for Intelligence. Human Intelligence takes a non-ideological view of a topic in which, too often, writings are dominated by a single theory or social viewpoint. The book discusses the conceptual status of intelligence as a collection of cognitive skills that include, but also go…

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Key features

  • Considers the view that intelligence is determined by both biological and social causes
  • Frequent use of panels to present vignettes or historic discussions relevant to intelligence
  • Full use of graphics to present statistical information

About the book

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1017/CBO9780511781308
  • Subjects Cognitive Psychology,Life Sciences,Personality Psychology and Individual Differences,Psychology
  • Format: Hardback
    • Publication date: 22 November 2010
    • ISBN: 9780521881623
    • Dimensions (mm): 253 x 215 mm
    • Weight: 1.12kg
    • Contains: 107 b/w illus. 36 tables
    • Page extent: 524 pages
    • Availability: Manufactured on demand: supplied direct from the printer
  • Format: Paperback
    • Publication date: 22 November 2010
    • ISBN: 9780521707817
    • Dimensions (mm): 253 x 215 mm
    • Weight: 0.9kg
    • Contains: 107 b/w illus. 36 tables
    • Page extent: 524 pages
    • Availability: Manufactured on demand: supplied direct from the printer
  • Format: Digital
    • Publication date: 05 June 2012
    • ISBN: 9780511781308

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