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Study Questions - Intelligence

    "The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in the mind at the same time, & still retain the ability to function." -- F. Scott Fitzgerald

1. Would a new test based on a very accurate account of all the cells in your brain be a good test of intelligence?

2. If you were hiring for a large department store, would it help to know the applicant's IQ scores?

3. If parents wanted to adopt a child how important would it be to know the child's genetic makeup?

4. What convinced members of the United States Congress to use IQ scores as the bias for immigration laws?

5. Would brain scans provide a less biased, more culture-free measure of intelligence than standard IQ tests?

Topics in Psychology
Robert C. Gates
Neurosis is the inability to tolerate ambiguity.  -- Freud