ERIC Number: EJ614675
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2000
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Nature vs. Nurture: Which Is More Important to Intelligence: Genes or Environment?
Understanding Our Gifted, v12 n4 p5-6 Sum 2000
This brief article reviews the literature on the relative importance of genetic or environmental influences on intelligence. It concludes that: (1) giftedness has various expressions; (2) intelligence encompasses a wide range of human abilities; (3) both subjective and objective assessment techniques should be used; and (4) all ethnicities have gifted individuals. (Contains eight references.) (DB)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
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Note: Theme Issue: Nature vs. Nurture.