ERIC Number: EJ535005
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1996
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The Genetic-Environmental Influences on Individual Cognitive Functioning or IQ.
Singh, B. R.
Educational Studies, v22 n1 p41-56 Mar 1996
Reviews the current theories concerning individual differences in cognitive functioning. While some argue that heredity places a genetic cap on intellectual development, others emphasize the dynamic interrelationship between cultural and environmental factors. Concludes that intelligence is more complex than the heredity advocates allow. (MJP)
Descriptors: Adjustment (to Environment), Cognitive Ability, Cognitive Development, Cultural Influences, Environmental Influences, Genetics, Heredity, Higher Education, Individual Development, Intellectual Development, Intelligence Differences, Intelligence Quotient, Nature Nurture Controversy, Social Influences
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (England)