Studies of National Intelligence: Achievements and Problems 987
Doctor of Psychology, Chief researcher of the laboratory of psychology and psychophysiology of creative activity, Institute of Psychology of Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow, Russia
The review regards the critique of the researches of national intelligence and its links with socio-economic indices, the link of national intelligence with cognitive (scientific, etc.) attainments of countries, the problem of the link of intelligence with ideological orientations. The critique of these researches is justified from the moral, but not scientific point of view. The means for reducing their openness to criticism are discussed. It is argued that the role of national intelligence in cognitive attainments of a country remains not fully clarified and that the link of intelligence with ideological orientation is not simple and one-directed.
Keywords: national intelligence, cognitive attainments, ideological orientations
Column: General psychology
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