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‘Race-norming’ kept former NFL players from dementia diagnoses. Their families want answers.

 ‘Race-norming’ kept former NFL players from dementia diagnoses. Their families want answers.  https://www.washingtonpost.com/sports/2021/09/29/nfl-concussion-settlement-race-norming/ I believe this refers to demographically adjusted or Heaton neuropsych norms…which have occasionally been used inappropriately in Atkins ID death penalty cases.

IQ’s Corner: A critical review of antecedents of psychological measurement: Is it necessary to revisit or reorganized the foundations Psychometry?

 A critical review of antecedents of psychological measurement: Is it necessary to revisit or reorganized the foundations Psychometry? | Journal of Basic and Applied Psychology Research  https://repository.uaeh.edu.mx/revistas/index.php/jbapr/article/view/6774 The purpose of present essay was revisited and supplemented antecedents on psychological measurement and analyzed his foundations in a scientific perspective. This review includes since early great pioneers …

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IQ’s Corner: To predict the future, consider the past: Revisiting Carroll (1993) as a guide to the future of intelligence research

 To predict the future, consider the past: Revisiting Carroll (1993) as a guide to the future of intelligence research – ScienceDirect  https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/abs/pii/S0160289621000696 AbstractThere is a widely held consensus in the field of intelligence research that the broad factors identified by Cattell, Horn, and Carroll are an adequate summary of individual differences in human cognitive abilities. …

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IQ’s Corner: Achievement Motivation: What We Know and Where We Are Going

Achievement Motivation: What We Know and Where We Are Going | Annual Review of Developmental Psychology https://www.annualreviews.org/doi/abs/10.1146/annurev-devpsych-050720-103500 ****************************************** Kevin S. McGrew, PhD Educational & School Psychologist Director Institute for Applied Psychometrics (IAP)https://www.themindhub.com ******************************************

A Unitary Biological Mechanism for Intelligence Is (Probably) Untenable

https://www.mdpi.com/2079-3200/8/2/24 AbstractNearly a century ago, Spearman proposed that “specific factors can be regarded as the ‘nuts and bolts’ of cognitive performance…, while the general factor is the mental energy available to power the specific engines”. Geary (2018; 2019) takes Spearman’s analogy of “mental energy” quite literally and doubles-down on the notion by proposing that a …

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RRB Group D 2021 Exam Date (Soon) for 103769 RRC vacancies

RRB Group D Level 1 Recruitment 2021: Railway RRB Group D Level 1 Recruitment 2021 will be held to recruit 1,03,769 vacancies for the posts of Track Maintainer Grade-IV, Helper/Assistant in various technical departments (Electrical, Mechanical and S&T departments), Assistant Pointsman, Level-I posts in other departments of Indian Railways. Railway Recruitment Board conducts RRB Group …

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Neighbouring Countries of India 2020: Map, Capitals, Connected States

India is located in Southern part of the Asia. It is the second largest Country in the South- East Asia. It is in the Northern Hemisphere and Eastern Hemisphere of the world. India is the seventh largest country of the world as per the area and second largest in population count. India has very vast …

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