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Poster

Predictors of Knowledge Acquisition in Introductory Psychology

Poster Session VIII - Board: VIII- 109
Saturday, May 29, 2010, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
APS Exhibit Hall

Elizabeth J. Meinz
Southern Illinois University, Edwardsville

David Z. Hambrick
Michigan State University

Over 200 Introductory Psychology students completed measures of fluid and crystallized abilities, personality, and interests at the beginning of an academic semester, and measures of study time and knowledge at the end of the semester. Although fluid and crystallized abilities predicted knowledge acquisition, personality, interests, and study time did not.

 
Subject Area: Cognitive
Keywords: Intelligence

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