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generalintelligence (g)

mental attribute that underlies a range of intellectual tasks.Proposed by Charles Spearman,who foundthat people that performed well on one type of mental ability test also tended to do well on other types of test.

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October 17th 2021

positive symptoms

behavioursrelated to a mental disorder which do not occur in healthy persons; for example, hallucinations in schizophrenia.