J. Intell. 2014, 2(1), 8-11; doi:10.3390/jintelligence2010008

Assessing Cognitive Abilities: Intelligence and More

Received: 16 January 2014; in revised form: 29 January 2014 / Accepted: 29 January 2014 / Published: 12 February 2014
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Intelligence, Where to Look, Where to Go?)
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Abstract: In modern cognitive science, rationality and intelligence are measured using different tasks and operations. Furthermore, in several contemporary dual process theories of cognition, rationality is a more encompassing construct than intelligence. Researchers need to continue to develop measures of rational thought without regard to empirical correlations with intelligence. The measurement of individual differences in rationality should not be subsumed by the intelligence concept.
Keywords: rationality; intelligence; heuristics and biases; decision making; dual-process theory
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Stanovich, K.E. Assessing Cognitive Abilities: Intelligence and More. J. Intell. 2014, 2, 8-11.

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Stanovich KE. Assessing Cognitive Abilities: Intelligence and More. Journal of Intelligence. 2014; 2(1):8-11.

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Stanovich, Keith E. 2014. "Assessing Cognitive Abilities: Intelligence and More." J. Intell. 2, no. 1: 8-11.

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