Does Spearman’s Law of Diminishing Returns differ by race/ethnicity or by sex?

dc.contributor.advisorKeith, Timothy, 1952-
dc.creatorCarrigan, Jamison Elder
dc.creator.orcid0000-0003-1716-5832
dc.date.accessioned2019-02-06T22:39:42Z
dc.date.available2019-02-06T22:39:42Z
dc.date.created2018-12
dc.date.issued2018-12-06
dc.date.submittedDecember 2018
dc.date.updated2019-02-06T22:39:43Z
dc.description.abstractThe purpose of this study is to determine whether Spearman’s Law of Diminishing Returns (SLODR) operates differentially by race and by sex. In its simplest terms, SLODR is the assertion that a general intelligence factor (g) is a less meaningful determinant of cognitive ability at higher levels of ability. Using the standardization data from the Differential Ability Scales, Second Edition (DAS-II), separate multigroup bifactor models (by race and by sex) will be created in which loadings and squared loadings from g to subtests will be estimated.
dc.description.departmentEducational Psychology
dc.format.mimetypeapplication/pdf
dc.identifierdoi:10.15781/T2930PG2D
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/2152/72825
dc.language.isoen
dc.subjectSpearman's Law of Diminishing Returns
dc.subjectIntelligence
dc.subjectCognitive ability
dc.subjectGeneral intelligence factor
dc.subjectDifferential Ability Scales
dc.subjectMultigroup bifactor models
dc.titleDoes Spearman’s Law of Diminishing Returns differ by race/ethnicity or by sex?
dc.typeThesis
dc.type.materialtext
thesis.degree.departmentEducational Psychology
thesis.degree.disciplineEducational Psychology
thesis.degree.grantorThe University of Texas at Austin
thesis.degree.levelMasters
thesis.degree.nameMaster of Arts
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