Proofreading as an index of crystallised intelligence

  title={Proofreading as an index of crystallised intelligence},
  author={A. Furnham},
  journal={Educational Psychology},
  pages={735 - 754}
  • A. Furnham
  • Published 2010
  • Psychology
  • Educational Psychology
  • This paper reports on four studies that were all concerned with cognitive and non‐cognitive correlates of proofreading (PR) ability. A new, five‐minute PR test was devised and piloted. In the first pilot study (N = 191) it was correlated with a verbal reasoning test. In the second study (N = 103) PR scores were regressed onto measures of personality: approach to learning, general and fluid intelligence (verbal reasoning) as well as a test of general knowledge. All three cognitive ability… CONTINUE READING


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