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Increasing Adaptive Expertise: The Next Frontier in Human Capital Development
Increasing Adaptive Expertise: The Next Frontier in Human Capital Development, Jacqueline Leighton. CPRN's Skills and Knowledge for Canada's Future: Seven Perspectives - Towards an Integrated Approach to Human Capital Development project. June 2006. 46 pp.
The author finds that while there is a strong inherited component to intelligence, research in cognitive psychology indicates that education can make a difference. Young children exposed to abstract reasoning become more capable at adapting to new and difficult tasks.
Release Date: 30 Jun 2006
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