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ERIC Number: EJ450054
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
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ISSN: ISSN-0278-3193
High Intelligence and Severe Delinquency: Evidence Disputing the Connection.
Cornell, Dewey G.
Roeper Review, v14 n4 p233-36 May 1992
This study examined the relationship between intelligence and delinquency in 157 youth convicted of serious crimes. Few of the delinquents obtained high scores on intelligence testing; most were of below average intelligence. Highly intelligent delinquents shared a history of troubled family backgrounds, school behavior problems, substance abuse, and other delinquent activity. (DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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