The Cambridge Handbook of Intelligence

The Cambridge Handbook of Intelligence

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This volume provides the most comprehensive and up-to-date compendium of theory and research in the field of human intelligence. Each of the 42 chapters is written by world-renowned experts in their respective fields, and collectively, they cover the full range of topics of contemporary interest in the study of intelligence. The handbook is divided into nine parts: Part I covers intelligence and its measurement; Part II deals with the development of intelligence; Part III discusses intelligence and group differences; Part IV concerns the biology of intelligence; Part V is about intelligence and information processing; Part VI discusses different kinds of intelligence; Part VII covers intelligence and society; Part VIII concerns intelligence in relation to allied constructs; and Part IX is the concluding chapter, which reflects on where the field is currently and where it still needs to go.97) of how improving cognitive maturity and increasing processing speed develop during childhood. ... slowing processing speed accounts substantially, if not entirely, for age-related changes in fluid cognitive abilities (Gf; coping with ... model for these data included additional, specific speed factors that reflected performance on tests of RT and perceptual speed. ... differences in mental speed may be essential to an improved understanding of intelligence, these differences do not onanbsp;...

Title:The Cambridge Handbook of Intelligence
Author:Robert J. Sternberg, Scott Barry Kaufman
Publisher:Cambridge University Press - 2011-05-30


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