Higher-order g versus blended variable models of mental ability: Comment on Hampshire, Highfield, Parkin, and Owen (2012)☆
Review articleOpen access
2014/04/01 Full-length article DOI: 10.1016/j.paid.2013.09.024
Journal: Personality and Individual Differences
Highlights•We test the “task mixing” model of intelligence (Hampshire et al., 2012).•CFA models support a higher-order g model over the task mixing (or blended variable) model.•A well-fitting task mixing model would require every task to load on several independent factors.•We note the implausibility of such a model with reference to Thurstone’s early work.
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