Chapter 4 Individual cognitive change differences

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  1. What is the common-cause hypothesis?
    declines in intellectual abilities and corresponding declines in sensory abilities are most likely caused by some other factor that underlies them all.
  2. What do heritability scores measure?
    the strength of genetic influence on a behavior.
  3. What is sociobiographical history?
    level of professional prestige, social position, and income experienced throughout one's life.
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Chapter 4 Individual cognitive change differences
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individual differences that contribute to changes in cognitive abilities for adults as they age
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