Cognitive ability, parenting and instruction in Vietnam and Germany

  title={Cognitive ability, parenting and instruction in Vietnam and Germany},
  author={Heiner Rindermann and Q. S. N. Hoang and A. Baumeister},
Abstract In a sample of N  = 105 fifth graders from Vietnam and Germany, cognitive abilities (CogAT-Nonverbal, i.e. fluid figural, CogAT-Quantitative, i.e. crystallized mathematics), family attributes, parenting styles, leisure time activities, and attributes of school and instruction were compared. In spite of large cultural and economic differences, the general cognitive ability levels were similar ( M Vnm  = 99.43 vs. M Deu  = 99.13 IQ points in current UK norms). This result is in… Expand

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