Reaction times and intelligence: a comparison of Japanese and British children.

@article{Lynn1991ReactionTA,
  title={Reaction times and intelligence: a comparison of Japanese and British children.},
  author={Richard Jason Lynn and Tamotsu Shigehisa},
  journal={Journal of biosocial science},
  year={1991},
  volume={23 4},
  pages={409-16}
}
Japanese and British 9-year-old children were compared on the standard progressive matrices and twelve reaction time parameters providing measures of simple and complex decision times, movement times and variabilities. The mean of the Japanese children on the progressive matrices exceeded that of the British children by 0.65 SD units and on the decision times component of reaction times by 0.50 SD units, suggesting that the high Japanese mean on psychometric intelligence is largely explicable… CONTINUE READING
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