How Much Does Education Improve Intelligence? A Meta-Analysis.

@article{Ritchie2018HowMD,
  title={How Much Does Education Improve Intelligence? A Meta-Analysis.},
  author={S. J. Ritchie and Elliot Tucker-Drob},
  journal={Psychological science},
  year={2018},
  volume={29 8},
  pages={
          1358-1369
        }
}
Intelligence test scores and educational duration are positively correlated. This correlation could be interpreted in two ways: Students with greater propensity for intelligence go on to complete more education, or a longer education increases intelligence. We meta-analyzed three categories of quasiexperimental studies of educational effects on intelligence: those estimating education-intelligence associations after controlling for earlier intelligence, those using compulsory schooling policy… CONTINUE READING

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