Data to test your ideas
Make your data open
It is now standard practice to make the data and analysis scripts for our papers available online in a durable store.
High-quality Datasets online
There are a wide-range of large, high-quality datasets available with which to test theories of intelligence. Here are some: Get publishing (and thinking) 🙂
- (NLSY) National Longitudinal Survey of Youth
- (ECLS) Early Child Longitudinal Study
- MIDUS (Midlife in the USA)
- Human Cognitive Abilities (HCA) Data Set Archive – Contains Carroll data sets and others
- Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR)ICPSR is the world’s largest collection of digital social science data-from U.S. election returns from the 1700s-1990s, to community & urban studies, economic behavior, and more.
- Johnson, W. and Bouchard, T. J. J. (2000). The MISTRA data: Forty-two mental ability tests in three batteries. Intelligence, 39, 82-88. (paper describing the data)
- Text files with data as either a correlation matrix or a covariance matrix
Data from Published Papers
- Woodley, M. A. (2012). Inbreeding and national IQ revisited: Postscript to Woodley (2009). Intelligence,xls file and zipped supplement
If you know an open dataset that should be linked here please emailing the URL to Timothy Bates with a brief description.