A Neuropsychological Approach to Intelligence

@article{Ardila1999ANA,
  title={A Neuropsychological Approach to Intelligence},
  author={Alfredo Ardila},
  journal={Neuropsychology Review},
  year={1999},
  volume={9},
  pages={117-136}
}
This paper proposes that current psychometric intelligence tests are limited in evaluating cognitive activity. From a neuropsychological perspective, they fail to measure some fundamental cognitive abilities such as executive functions, memory, and visuospatial abilities. The analysis of the Wechsler Intelligence Scale presented shows that the original rationale for selecting the specific subtests included in the WAIS was unclear. The concept of a g factor in cognition is also analyzed, with… CONTINUE READING
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