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Lang Matl
Author Nisbett, Richard E

Title Intelligence and how to get it : why schools and cultures count / Richard E. Nisbett

Imprint New York : W.W. Norton & Co., c2009


Location Call No. Status
 CCQ - Lusail Male Library  BF431.N57 2009    Available
 CCQ - Lusail Male Library  BF431.N57 2009 c.2  Available
Edition 1st ed
Description x, 304 p. : ill. ; 25 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 257-282) and index
Contents Varieties of intelligence -- Heritability and mutability -- Getting smarter -- Improving the schools -- Social class and cognitive culture -- IQ in black and white -- Mind the gap -- Advantage Asia? -- People of the book -- Raising your child's intelligence ... and your own -- Epilogue : What we now know about intelligence and academic achievement -- Appendix A : Infomal definitions of statistical terms -- The case for a purely environmental basis for black/white differences in IQ
Summary Nisbett debunks the myth of genetic inheritance of intelligence and persuasively demonstrates how intelligence can be enhanced : the anti-Bell Curve book.--From publisher description
Subject Intellect
ISBN 9780393337693