ACT and General Cognitive Ability.

  title={ACT and General Cognitive Ability.},
  author={Katherine A. Koenig and Meredith Frey and Douglas K. Detterman},
Abstract Research on the SAT has shown a substantial correlation with measures of g such as the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB). Another widely administered test for college admission is the American College Test (ACT). Using the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth 1979, measures of g were derived from the ASVAB and correlated with ACT scores for 1075 participants. The resulting correlation was .77. The ACT also shows significant correlations with the SAT and several… Expand

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