By Robert J. Sternberg, Scott Barry Kaufman (editors)

This quantity offers the main finished and updated compendium of idea and study within the box of human intelligence. all the forty two chapters is written via world-renowned specialists of their respective fields, and, jointly, they conceal the complete variety of issues of up to date curiosity within the research of intelligence. The guide is split into 9 elements: half I covers intelligence and its size; half II offers with the improvement of intelligence; half III discusses intelligence and crew changes; half IV issues the biology of intelligence; half V is ready intelligence and knowledge processing; half VI discusses other forms of intelligence; half VII covers intelligence and society; half VIII issues intelligence on the subject of allied constructs; and half IX is the concluding bankruptcy, which displays on the place the sphere is presently and the place it nonetheless must cross.

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R. (1998). The g factor: The science of mental ability. London, UK: Westport. , & Bouchard, T. , Jr. (2005). The structure of human intelligence: It is verbal, perceptual, and image rotation (VPR), not fluid and crystallized. Intelligence, 33, 393– 416. , Bouchard, T. , Krueger, R. , & Gottesman, I. I. (2004). Just one g: Consistent results from three test batteries. Intelligence, 32, 95–107. , & Bouchard, T. , Jr. (2008). Still just 1 g: Consistent results from five test batteries. Intelligence, 36, 81– 95.

But different cognitive psychologists have proposed many others (see Miyake & Shah, 1999). Now there are a number of different models designed to account for the association between working memory and intelligence: see, for example, the books edited by Wilhelm and Engle (2005) and Conway, Jarrold, Kane, Miyake, and Towse (2007). The point is that psychometricians and cognitive psychologists have joined forces to work together on the same problem – perhaps to the mutual benefit of both. The divorce between the two traditions of psychology, which Spearman saw as the great evil afflicting psychology at the beginning of the 20th century, may be ending in a more or less happy reconciliation.

In O. Wilhelm & R. W. ), Handbook of understanding and measuring intelligence. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage. Terman, L. M. (1916). The measurement of intelligence. Boston, MA: Houghton Mifflin. Thomson, G. H. (1916). A hierarchy without a general factor. British Journal of Psychology, 8, 271–281. Thurstone, L. L. (1938). Primary mental abilities. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press. HISTORY OF THEORIES AND MEASUREMENT OF INTELLIGENCE Vernon, P. E. (1950). The structure of human abilities. London, UK: Methuen.

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