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Psychology unit 3 intelligence revision

Role of culture in intelligence test performance

Testing IQ in other cultures can lead to biased results as the language used may
not mean the same thing in other cultures, so other cultures won't score highly.
Fairer tests should be developed in that culture and…

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Psychology unit 3 intelligence revision

most important. Cultures which lack IQ don't lack intelligence, but rather do not
place importance on skills which IQ measures. This shows that culture can
influence which intelligence is most important in specific cultures and therefore it
plays a large role in determining intelligence.



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