Ideological Aspects of Research on Personality and Intelligence

  • Benjamin Beit-Hallahmi
Part of the Perspectives on Individual Differences book series (PIDF)


In a volume filled with research findings and incisive, state-of-the-art theoretical analysis, is this chapter necessary? In a volume such as this one, the presence of a chapter on ideology has to be justified, or at least explained. Would the presentation of the field not have been complete without it? Do we really need this kind of reflection from the sidelines of actual research? At the outset, I also need to define (and possibly justify) my terms of reference.


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  • Benjamin Beit-Hallahmi
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  1. 1.Department of PsychologyUniversity of HaifaMount Carmel, HaifaIsrael

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