Abstraction and Aging: A Social Psychological Analysis by Jason S. Lee

By Jason S. Lee

Abstraction is one side of highbrow functioning. The learn of abstraction permits tremendous invaluable insights into human intelligence. whereas this monograph exhibits that the power to imagine abstractly declines a bit of with age, there are many variables identifying summary pondering and its relation to intelligence over the life-span. This monograph defines abstraction from all angles of idea, contrasting it with high-order considering and stereotyped considering; it discusses and evaluates assessments of summary considering; and it offers new findings in sociological and mental study on abstraction.

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