The Raven's Progressive Matrices: Change and Stability over Culture and Time

  title={The Raven's Progressive Matrices: Change and Stability over Culture and Time},
  author={John Carlyle Raven},
  journal={Cognitive Psychology},
  • J. Raven
  • Published 1 August 2000
  • Psychology
  • Cognitive Psychology
Data relating to the stability and variation in the norms for the Raven's Progressive Matrices Test (a well-validated measure of basic cognitive functioning) for different cultural, ethnic, and socioeconomic groups on a worldwide and within-country basis are first summarized. Subsequent sections deal with variation over time. A possible explanation for the variation in norms over time and between ethnic groups within countries is offered. 

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