Psychological testing, IQ, and evolutionary fitness

@article{Harrington2005PsychologicalTI,
  title={Psychological testing, IQ, and evolutionary fitness},
  author={Gordon M. Harrington},
  journal={Genetica},
  year={2005},
  volume={99},
  pages={113-123}
}
Individual, group, and ethnic differences in behavior have been an object of long, continuing, and contentious interest, both in the sciences and in popular culture. For well over 2,000 years, psychological traits, particularly those described as ‘intelligence’, have generally been considered the major factors in fitness in humans. After reviewing contemporary scientific thinking on intelligence, the psychometric methods used for the construction of psychological tests are presented and… Expand
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