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--John O. Willis, EdD
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-Cecil R. Reynolds, PhD
Texas A&M University
- Does your IQ fairly degree your intelligence?
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--Jeffrey W. Kirsch, PhD
Reuben H. Fleet technological know-how Center
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--Bruce A. Bracken, PhD
The university of William & Mary
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--Thomas Dillon, PhD
Group Senior vice chairman retired
Science purposes overseas Corporation
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--Sara S. Sparrow, PhD
Yale collage baby examine Center
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--Jack A. Naglieri, PhD
Senior examine Scientist
Devereux heart for Resilient young children
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--Scott Barry Kaufman, PhD (unrelated)
Yale collage, Dept of Psychology
Co-Editor of The Cambridge instruction manual of Intelligence (with Robert J. Sternberg)
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--Ron Dumont, EdD, NCSP
Director of the Masters and Doctoral courses at school Psychology
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Elaine Fletcher-Janzen, Ed.D., NCSP, ABPdN
The Chicago university Psychology