25th APS Annual Convention: Mark Your Calendar (Washington, DC, USA - May 23-26, 2013)

Society for the Teaching of Psychology

What Intelligence Tests Miss: The Psychology of Rational Thought

Saturday, May 25, 2013, 9:00 AM - 9:50 AM

Keith E. Stanovich

Keith E. Stanovich
University of Toronto, Canada

Critiques of intelligence tests often contain the tacit assumption that although intelligence tests miss certain key noncognitive areas (socioemotional abilities, empathy, interpersonal skills, etc.), they do encompass most of what is important in the cognitive domain. In contrast, we will discuss how intelligence tests miss an absolutely critical component of cognitive functioning.

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