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Charles Spearman was born in 1863 and died in 1945. He was a British psychologist and his belief was that are two types of intelligence. One type is called "g" for general intelligence and the other is called "s", which represents a number of specific abilities. Spearman believed that the important information to have about a person's intellectual ability is an estimate of their "g". This is because he believed that if you knew how a person performs on a "g" task, then you could safely perdict how that person would do on another "g" task.

For more information on Charles Spearman:

http://www.indiana.edu/~intell/spearman.shtml

http://www.cps.nova.edu/~cpphelp/pantheon/spearman.htm