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Intelligence, Neural Basis

  • By: Richard J. Haier
  • In: Encyclopedia of the Mind
  • Edited by: Harold Pashler
  • Subject:Linguistics (general), Cognitive Psychology (general)

Intelligence, however defined, is in the brain. This entry explains why intelligence has a neural basis and how researchers are progressing toward the potential ability to enhance intelligence by manipulating biology. For research purposes, intelligence is reliably defined by ...