Superstitiousness and Intelligence

  title={Superstitiousness and Intelligence},
  author={P. Killen and R. W. Wildman},
  journal={Psychological Reports},
  pages={1158 - 1158}
  • P. Killen, R. W. Wildman
  • Published 1974
  • Psychology
  • Psychological Reports
  • Powers ( 193 1 ) and Belanger ( 1944 ) reported negative correlations between measures of intelligence and measures of superstitiousness in college students, but neither of the correlations was statistically significant. The present report investigated the relationship between an original index of superstitiousness and a widely used test of intelligence. Forty-nine seniors in two classes of a public high school in Georgia, whose ages ranged from 17 to 19 yr., anonymously cook an original 57… CONTINUE READING
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