Thoughts about bogus and or pseudoscientific educational/intelligence theories

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Theory_of_multiple_intelligences Multiple Intelligences, the Mozart Effect, and Emotional Intelligence A Critical Review Inadequate evidence for Multiple Intelligences, Mozart Effect, and Emotional Intelligence Theories The entire issue of that journal seems to be about this topic, but my university does not have online access to the journal, so i can’t post the other papers. Too bad….

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Quote from: Everyday Life as an Intelligence Test: Effects of Intelligence and Intelligence Context

gordon-1997-everyday-life-as-an-intelligence-test-effects-of-intelligence-and-intelligence-context (Thanks to this guy for making me aware of the paper) “Take, for example, complaints concerning a Year IV-6 Stanford-Binet item, which shows three pairs of sharply contrasting drawings of faces and asks, “Which one is prettier ?” The item has been held up to ridicule as an example of “aesthetic comparison,” which is…

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IQ (verbal and math) per university disiplin

blogs.discovermagazine.com/gnxp/2012/01/classicists-are-smart Not surpriesed to see fysisists as the smartest. Sumwot surpriesed to see filosofy students do soe wel. Espeshaly skoring hier verbal skors than linguists. Not surpriesed to see edukaeshon and fysikal edukaeshon at the botom. Moest surpriesing for me is that peepl hu study clasiks skor so hie. Mie surpries is probably bekus i…

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Some IQ studys

I red these today and needed an easy way to share them. Enjoy. Christopher Eppig, Corey L. Fincher and Randy Thornhill – Parasite prevalence and the worldwide distribution of cognitive ability Christopher Hassall, Thomas N. Sherratt – Statistical inference and spatial patterns in correlates of IQ Donald I. Templer, Hiroko Arikawa – Temperature, skin color,…

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