On the Nature of Intelligence

Science or Bias?
  • Michael Lewis


The concept of intelligence—subsuming the belief that intelligence is relatively easy to measure and that, as a monolithic construct, it is a useful predictor of subsequent human behavior—is firmly entrenched in the mind of Western man.


School Performance Mental Activity Intelligence Test Mental Ability Intellectual Activity 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Michael Lewis
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Pediatrics, Rutgers Medical SchoolUniversity of Medicine and Dentistry of New JerseyNew BrunswickUSA

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