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ERIC Number: EJ033885
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1971
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ISSN: ISSN-0001-8791
Relative Influence of Prestige as a Determiner of Intelligence Judgments for Occupations
Hakel, Milton D.; And Others
Journal of Vocational Behavior, 1, 1, 69-74, Jan '71
A forced choice test was constructed to determine how well students could discriminate between occupations on the basis of the average intelligence of the members of the various occupational groups. Accuracy at identifying the occupation with the higher average intelligence was significantly worse than chance, because subjects relied exclusively on prestige to make their choices. (Author)
Publication Type: Journal Articles
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