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Stuart Ritchie
Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of Edinburgh

Stuart Ritchie is a postdoctoral fellow in cognitive ageing at the University of Edinburgh. His research interests include human intelligence differences, genetics, and education. He is the author of Intelligence: All That Matters (2015).

Written by Stuart Ritchie