How Much Does Education Improve Intelligence? A Meta-Analysis

  title={How Much Does Education Improve Intelligence? A Meta-Analysis},
  author={S. Ritchie and E. Tucker-Drob},
  journal={Psychological Science},
  pages={1358 - 1369}
  • S. Ritchie, E. Tucker-Drob
  • Published 2018
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Psychological Science
  • 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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