Intelligence, General Knowledge, and Social Understanding

  • Robert M. AndersonJr.
Part of the Critical Issues in Neuropsychology book series (CINP)


The tests reviewed in this chapter assess an assortment of abilities and areas of knowledge: general knowledge, practical intelligence, social understanding, sequencing, and verbal arithmetic problem-solving.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Robert M. AndersonJr.
    • 1
  1. 1.HonoluluUSA

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