Book Review: Jensen, A. R. (2006). Clocking the mind: Mental chronometry and individual differences. Amsterdam: Elsevier. (ISBN 978-0-08-044939-5)

@article{Wai2008BookRJ,
  title={Book Review: Jensen, A. R. (2006). Clocking the mind: Mental chronometry and individual differences. Amsterdam: Elsevier. (ISBN 978-0-08-044939-5)},
  author={Jonathan Wai},
  journal={Gifted Child Quarterly},
  year={2008},
  volume={52},
  pages={102 - 99}
}
The title of Jensen’s new work, Clocking the Mind: Mental Chronometry and Individual Differences, conjures up the image of a runner, mentally itching to be released at the starting gates. It is quite fitting in the sense that the purpose of using elementary cognitive tasks (ECTs), the building blocks of chronometric research, is to capture snapshots of the mind in its purest short sprints in an attempt to better understand not only its systematic inner workings but also the implications for the… Expand

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