The Evolution of Brain Size and Intelligence

@inproceedings{Keenan2007TheEO,
  title={The Evolution of Brain Size and Intelligence},
  author={John P. Keenan and Shackelford and J. P. Rushton},
  year={2007}
}
In this chapter, we update our earlier reviews of the literature (Rushton & Ankney, 1996, 1997) on the relation between whole brain size and general intelligence (IQ). In 55 samples in which IQ scores (or their proxy) were correlated with external head size measures, the mean r was 0.20 (N = 62,602; P < 10-10); in 27 samples using brain imaging techniques the mean was 0.40 (N = 1,341; P < 10-10); and in 5 samples using the method of correlated vectors to extract g, the general factor of mental… CONTINUE READING

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