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SQ Minus EQ can Predict Programming Aptitude

  title={SQ Minus EQ can Predict Programming Aptitude},
  author={Stuart Wray},
  • S. Wray
  • Published in PPIG 2007
  • Psychology
Students from an introductory programming class were given several tests in an attempt to establish whether any of their test scores correlated well with their measured programming ability. It was discovered that, when used in combination, the Autism Research Centre’s SQ [1] and EQ [2] tests showed a high correlation (r = .67) with a test for programming ability. Individually, SQ and EQ show moderate correlation (r = .44 and r = -.45 respectively) with this programming test. In contrast, for… 
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