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What about the neural basis of crystallized intelligence?

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  26 July 2007

Kun Ho Lee
Affiliation:
School of Biological Sciences, Seoul National University, Seoul 151-742, Korealeekho@snu.ac.krlaotz6@snu.ac.kr
Yu Yong Choi
Affiliation:
School of Biological Sciences, Seoul National University, Seoul 151-742, Korealeekho@snu.ac.krlaotz6@snu.ac.kr
Jeremy R. Gray
Affiliation:
Department of Psychology, Yale University, New Haven, CT 05620. jeremy.gray@yale.edu

Abstract

General intelligence is largely based on two distinguishable mental abilities: crystallized intelligence (gC) and fluid reasoning ability (gF). The target article authors' P-FIT model emphasizes a network of regions throughout the brain as the neural basis for fluid reasoning and/or working memory. However, it provides little significant insight into the neural basis of gC, or how or why gC is more stable than gF across the life span.

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Copyright © Cambridge University Press 2007

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