Intelligence. 2.2 Genetics and behaviour Discuss the extent to which genetics influence behaviour. IQ. What is intelligence quotient (IQ)? Should indicate one’s genetically endowed intellectual potential. IQ.
2.2 Genetics and behaviour
Discuss the extent to which genetics influence behaviour
IQ scores are used as predictors of educational achievement, special needs, job performance and income.
& Charles Murray 1994,
Harvard: The Bell Curve
Results: the closer the kinship, the higher the correlation for IQ
This supports the idea that IQ mostly derives from our genes.
Very interesting findings
Finish as homework (including reading the handout “the development of IQ test performance” and summarize the “two sides” with 2-3 arguments on each side – to be handed in