ERIC Number: EJ213064
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1979
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Alphabetical Order of Surname and Intelligence in Elementary School.
Brisco, Christopher M.; Jacobs, Keith W.
Southern Journal of Educational Research, v13 n3 p153-58 Sum 1979
Tested 103 schoolchildren to investigate the hypothesis that the brightest students tend to have last names toward the beginning of the alphabet. Significant relationships between alphabetical position of surnames and intelligence were found, but the relationships existed only for third graders and were gone by the fifth grade. (DS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Identifiers - Location: Louisiana