Learning strategies trump IQ in student achievement

An article in the recent Scientific American, cited on the Association of Psychological Science website, looked at a number of studies linking either IQ or learning strategies as predictors of academic success.  Learning strategies were found to be more important in each of them.  Interesting reading.

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1 Response to “Learning strategies trump IQ in student achievement”


  1. 1 Joseph S April 15, 2013 at 3:31 pm

    I wonder if the author really meant this: “this study is the first to demonstrate that the heritability of performance on cognitive tasks is due, in part, to the use of specific cognitive strategies” OR should it be does this performance on cognitive tests exhibit a noticeable amount of h?


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