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    #244225 - 10/31/18 08:04 AM Processing speed and complex tasks
    Kai Offline
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    Registered: 05/17/09
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    I have this theory that processing speed for potentially complex tasks--meaning tasks for which there are multiple outcomes, ranging from an inability to perform the task through a simplistic interpretation all the way to complex and nuanced analysis--tends to go up with increasing IQ. An example would be how long it takes for a person to write to a potentially complex prompt (open ended, unlimited time).

    Is this a thing? And if so, can you point me to any research that has confirmed it?

    Thanks!


    Edited by Kai (11/01/18 03:38 PM)

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    #244259 - 11/05/18 08:11 PM Re: Processing speed and complex tasks [Re: Kai]
    aeh Offline
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    If you can obtain access to it anywhere, you might enjoy plowing through this special issue on mental speed:
    https://www.mdpi.com/journal/jintelligence/special_issues/mentalspeed

    Edit: actually, it appears you can download the whole issue, as it is open-access. Though I'm not sure if this is a totally legit journal, as there are articles arguing that the publisher has other not-legit journals, as well as those arguing that they have journals with recognition from respected organizations. So read with caution, I guess.


    Edited by aeh (11/05/18 08:22 PM)

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    #244276 - 11/07/18 08:08 AM Re: Processing speed and complex tasks [Re: Kai]
    Kai Offline
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    Thanks aeh!

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