Intellectual Competence and the Death Penalty

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"An attempt to provide understandable and up-to-date information regarding intelligence testing, intelligence theories, personal competence, adaptive behavior and intellectual disability (mental retardation)as they relate to death penalty (capital punishment) issues. A particular focus will be on psychological measurement, statistical and psychometric issues."

Author: The author, Dr. Kevin McGrew, is an educational psychologist specializing in intelligence theory, testing and psychometrics. He is director of the Institute for Applied Psychometrics, a visiting professor at the University of Minnesota, and research director of the Woodcock-Munoz Foundation.

Related Categories: Criminal Justice | Death Penalty | Legal Information | Criminal Procedure

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