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Intelligence and Thinking. Part 6: Nature Versus Nurture

Subtitle
Nature versus nurture
Synopsis
Sources of evidence for each side of the ‘nature versus nurture’ argument. Correlations between IQ’s of unrelated persons and identical twins. Effect on child’s IQ of removing him from his natural parents; effect on IQ of separating identical twins in infancy. Jensen’s suggested figure for the inherited contribution to intelligence. ‘Regression to the mean’; excessive maternal influence on IQ; Rosenthal and Jackson’s experiment; Skeels and Dye study.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Multimedia; Audiocassette. 20 min.; 53 slides. col.
Year of production
1975
Availability
Sale
Documentation
Response booklet included.
Uses
BEd students.
Subjects
Psychology
Keywords
intelligence

Credits

Director
T W Fyfe
Producer
T W Fyfe
Writer
J M Ewing
Cast
J M Ewing 

Sponsor

Name

Dundee College of Education, Department of Education and Educational Psychology

Distributor

Name

Northern College of Education

Phone
01382 464272
Fax
01382 464900
Address
Publications Unit
Gardyne Road
Broughty Ferry
Dundee
DD5 1NY

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