Working memory better test of ability than IQ, says psychology professor

Using IQ can really damage students because it privileges people from a particular socioeconomic background.  Working memory doesn’t do that; it is much less influenced by your parents’ education level, your postcode, the area where you grew up, and it really looks at what kind of space you have to work with knowledge.

http://www.rawstory.com/rs/2012/12/16/working-memory-better-test-of-ability-than-iq-says-psychology-professor/

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