Understandingg in terms of information processing

  title={Understandingg in terms of information processing},
  author={Arthur Robert Jensen},
  journal={Educational Psychology Review},
  • A. Jensen
  • Published 1 September 1992
  • Psychology
  • Educational Psychology Review
Psychometric g, the general factor in individual differences in all types of tests and performances involving any mental ability, has much wider importance and implications than are encompassed by the field of psychometrics. It is argued that the nature of g must be understood in terms of information processes rather than in terms of the specific knowledge and skills that are seen in the content of conventional mental tests. The wide range of individual differences in g and disparities in the… 

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