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J. Intell. 2014, 2(1), 16-20; doi:10.3390/jintelligence2010016

New Directions in Intelligence Research: Avoiding the Mistakes of the Past

Combined Program in Education and Psychology, Department of Psychology, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
These authors contributed equally to this work.
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Received: 16 January 2014 / Revised: 12 February 2014 / Accepted: 17 February 2014 / Published: 7 March 2014
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Intelligence, Where to Look, Where to Go?)
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This brief commentary considers the potential for new directions in intelligence research, as well as possible pitfalls associated with these approaches. Specifically, this commentary focuses on the use of big data in intelligence research, the study of genes and gene-environment interactions, the interpretation of neuroscience evidence, and the effectiveness of intelligence interventions. The major pitfalls identified include methodological and data analytic limitations, as well as concerns regarding the communication of findings to other scientists and the lay public. View Full-Text
Keywords: big data; genetics; neuroscience; interventions; intelligence big data; genetics; neuroscience; interventions; intelligence
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Wang, Z.; Katz, B.; Shah, P. New Directions in Intelligence Research: Avoiding the Mistakes of the Past. J. Intell. 2014, 2, 16-20.

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