Fact and Fiction in Cognitive Ability Testing for Admissions and Hiring Decisions

@article{Kuncel2010FactAF,
  title={Fact and Fiction in Cognitive Ability Testing for Admissions and Hiring Decisions},
  author={N. Kuncel and Sarah A. Hezlett},
  journal={Current Directions in Psychological Science},
  year={2010},
  volume={19},
  pages={339 - 345}
}
Standardized measures of intelligence, ability, or achievement are all measures of acquired knowledge and skill and have consistent relationships with multiple facets of success in life, including academic and job performance. Five persistent beliefs about ability tests have developed, including: (a) that there is no relationship with important outcomes like creativity or leadership, (b) that there is predictive bias, (c) that there is a lack of predictive independence from socioeconomic status… Expand

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