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Understanding the relationship between general intelligence and socio-cognitive abilities in humans

  • Pablo Fernández-Berrocal (a1), Rosario Cabello (a2) and María José Gutiérrez-Cobo (a1)

Abstract

Burkart et al. consider that the relationship between general intelligence and socio-cognitive abilities is poorly understood in animals and humans. We examine this conclusion in the perspective of an already substantial evidence base on the relationship among general intelligence, theory of mind, and emotional intelligence. We propose a link between general intelligence and socio-cognitive abilities within humans.

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