Is General Intelligence Little More Than the Speed of Higher-Order Processing?

  title={Is General Intelligence Little More Than the Speed of Higher-Order Processing?},
  author={Anna-Lena Schubert and Dirk Hagemann and Gidon T. Frischkorn},
  journal={Journal of Experimental Psychology: General},
Individual differences in the speed of information processing have been hypothesized to give rise to individual differences in general intelligence. Consistent with this hypothesis, reaction times (RTs) and latencies of event-related potential have been shown to be moderately associated with intelligence. These associations have been explained either in terms of individual differences in some brain-wide property such as myelination, the speed of neural oscillations, or white-matter tract… Expand
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