Intelligence and educational achievement

  title={Intelligence and educational achievement},
  author={I. Deary and S. Strand and P. Smith and C. Fernandes},
  • I. Deary, S. Strand, +1 author C. Fernandes
  • Published 2007
  • Psychology
  • Intelligence
  • This 5-year prospective longitudinal study of 70,000+ English children examined the association between psychometric intelligence at age 11 years and educational achievement in national examinations in 25 academic subjects at age 16. The correlation between a latent intelligence trait (Spearman's g from CAT2E) and a latent trait of educational achievement (GCSE scores) was 0.81. General intelligence contributed to success on all 25 subjects. Variance accounted for ranged from 58.6% in… CONTINUE READING
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