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The Handbook of Understanding and Measuring Intelligence provides an overview of recent studies on intelligence to help readers develop a sound understanding of results and perspectives in intelligence research. In this volume, editors Oliver Wilhelm and Randall W. Engle bring together a group of respected experts from two fields of intelligence research, cognition and methods, to summarize, review, and evaluate research in their areas of expertise. The chapters in this book present state-of-the-art examinations of a particular domain of intelligence research and highlight important methodological considerations, theoretical claims, and pervasive problems in the field.  

Assessing Intelligence: Past, Present, and Future
Assessing intelligence: Past, present, and future
Richard D.RobertsPippa M.MarkhamGeraldMatthewsMosheZeidner

The study of intelligence has flourished over the past century, as exhibited in the many perspectives offered by the current volume and many other books, chapters, and research articles appearing in printed form, or otherwise disseminated in forms of mass media, throughout this period. Indeed, relative to many other topics in psychological science, it has received thoroughgoing treatments, ranging from studies of its genetic and biological bases to its implications for government. It is also a topic that is spoken of in various fields that often seem unrelated, including anthropology, criminology, and political economy. In recent times, a fascination with intelligence seems even to have been widely integrated into mainstream culture, with ...

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