What one intelligence test measures: a theoretical account of the processing in the Raven Progressive Matrices Test.

@article{Carpenter1990WhatOI,
  title={What one intelligence test measures: a theoretical account of the processing in the Raven Progressive Matrices Test.},
  author={Patricia A. Carpenter and Marcel Adam Just and Popy Shell},
  journal={Psychological review},
  year={1990},
  volume={97 3},
  pages={
          404-31
        }
}
The cognitive processes in a widely used, nonverbal test of analytic intelligence, the Raven Progressive Matrices Test (Raven, 1962), are analyzed in terms of which processes distinguish between higher scoring and lower scoring subjects and which processes are common to all subjects and all items on the test. The analysis is based on detailed performance characteristics, such as verbal protocols, eye-fixation patterns, and errors. The theory is expressed as a pair of computer simulation models… 

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