Intelligence: Knowns and unknowns.

  title={Intelligence: Knowns and unknowns.},
  author={Ulric Neisser and A. Wade Boykin and Nathan Brody and Stephen J. Ceci and John C. Loehlin and Robert Perloff and Robert J. Sternberg and Susana P. Urbina},
  journal={American Psychologist},
Ulric Neisser (Chair) Gwyneth Boodoo Thomas J. Bouchard, Jr. A. Wade Boykin Nathan Brody Stephen J. Ceci Diane E Halpern John C. Loehlin Robert Perloff Robert J. Sternberg Susana Urbina Emory University Educational Testing Service, Princeton, New Jersey University of Minnesota, Minneapolis Howard University Wesleyan University Cornell University California State University, San Bernardino University of Texas, Austin University of Pittsburgh Yale University University of North Florida 

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