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ERIC Number: EJ189656
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1978
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Family Size, Birth Order, and Intelligence in a Large South American Sample
Velandia, Wilson; And Others
American Educational Research Journal, 15, 3, 399-416, Sum 78
According to confluence theory, a child is helped or hindered in intellectual development according to the average absolute intelligence (mental age) in the family when the child is born. An analysis of test scores, family information, and socioeconomic data of 36,000 college applicants in Colombia failed to support this theory. (Author/CP)
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Colombia