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The General Intelligence Factor Despite some popular assertions , a single factor for intelligence , called g , can be measured with IQ tests and does predict success in life by

@inproceedings{Gottfredson2016TheGI,
  title={The General Intelligence Factor Despite some popular assertions , a single factor for intelligence , called g , can be measured with IQ tests and does predict success in life by},
  author={Linda S. Gottfredson},
  year={2016}
}
voked more intense public controversy than the study of human intelligence. From its beginning, research on how and why people differ in overall mental ability has fallen prey to political and social agendas that obscure or distort even the most well-established scientific findings. Journalists, too, often present a view of intelligence research that is exactly the opposite of what most intelligence experts believe. For these and other reasons, public understanding of intelligence falls far…