The G Factor: The Science of Mental Ability

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Subject Index
Abecedarian Project, 342-44, 500, 552
Abilities, zero correlations between, 117
Achievement motivation (ambition), 576
Adoption, effect on IQ, 339-40
African-Americans, Caucasian genes in, 431-32
Air Force Officer Qualifying Test (AF- OQT), 283, 387, 410
Analysis of variance (ANOVA), 403 n.6
Armed Forces Qualification Test (AFQT), 297,410, 553
Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB), 103 n.17, 276, 283, 287, 377
Army General Classification Test (AGCT), 376
Artificial neural networks, 266 n.56
Automatic processing, 246-48
Bayley Infant Intelligence Scales, 502
Behavioral capacity, 435
Behavior-genetic analysis, 173-75
Bifactor model, 98 n.5
Biometric decomposition of group differences, 464-67
Bipolar factor, 64
Black-White fertility rates and IQ, 483- 87
Black-White difference: digit span, 370; g factor, 374-76; nongenetic biological factors, 500; IQ, Factor X and ad hoc theories, 509-13
Black-White IQ difference: age changes, 358-59; constancy, 357-58; regional variation, 358; statistical summary, 353- 57; types of tests, 359; variability across tests (See also Spearman's hypothesis)
Brain: average evoked potential (AEP), 152-59; cephalic index, 436; design features related to g, 256-58, 579; electrochemical activity, 150; electroencephalogram (EEG), 152; evolution, 433-37, geographical variation, 436-37; lesions, effect on g, 165; metabolism, 157-59, 436; modules, relation to g, 130-32, 259; nerve conduction velocity (NCV), 159-162; size, racial differences, 437-43
British Ability Scales (BAS), 540, 543 n.11
Capacity of working memory, 254-55
Central Limit Theorem, 102 n.16
Cerebral glucose metabolism, 157-59
Chinese-Americans, 399, 401-2
Collaborative Perinatal Project, 404 n.21
Componential theory, 106, 132; See also Sternberg, R. J.
Congruence coefficient, 82; formula for, 99-100 n.8


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