DescriptionIntelligence: A Brief History is a lively and accessible look at the origins of the field of intelligence. The book explores the nature and measurement of intelligence, examines approaches to teaching intelligence, and discusses individual and group differences in intelligence. Readers will receive an historical overview of the field as well as a good understanding of its major ideas.
Chapter 1. The Nature of Intelligence.
Chapter 2. The Measurement of Intelligence.
Chapter 3. The Teaching of Intelligence.
Chapter 4. The Genetic and Environmental Bases of Intelligence.
Chapter 5. Group Differences in Intelligence.
"This book is, therefore, strongly recommended to all serious undergraduate or postgraduate students of intelligence or to anyone interested in the historical development of psychological constructs." Social Psychological Review, October 2005
covers a wide range of topics in intelligence that are often excluded from mainstream presentations of intelligence researcy
explores the genetic and environmental bases of intelligence
discusses group differences in intelligence
examines the future of intelligence research in the areas of theory, measurement and instruction
covers signal theories, influential scholars and groundbreaking findings