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Piece of mind; a full systems approach is required

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  26 July 2007

Caroline Rae
Prince of Wales Medical Research Institute, The University of New South Wales, Randwick, NSW 2031, Australia.


Intelligence studies are confounded by an inability to image the mind, as well as by heterogeneity in intelligence constructs, gender, and age. The ghost (of future, not past) sitting at the table is a molecular one. Biochemistry and molecular biology factors can contribute to or take away from intelligence to a great and not yet fully explored extent.

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