American Journal of Educational Research
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American Journal of Educational Research. 2016, 4(16), 1145-1148
DOI: 10.12691/education-4-16-4
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Intelligence in Relation to Height and Weight among Secondary School Students

Tapas Karmakar1, Abhijit Paul1, Agamani Mondal1 and Birbal Saha1,

1Department of Education, Sidho-Kanho-Birsha University, Purulia-723101, WB

Pub. Date: October 17, 2016

Cite this paper:
Tapas Karmakar, Abhijit Paul, Agamani Mondal and Birbal Saha. Intelligence in Relation to Height and Weight among Secondary School Students. American Journal of Educational Research. 2016; 4(16):1145-1148. doi: 10.12691/education-4-16-4

Abstract

At present situation many questions have been arisen that intelligence is affected by various kind of factors such as height, weight and BMI etc. This study tries to explore the relation of intelligence in terms of height, weight and BMI. Here Cattell (1920) Culture Fair Test of Intelligence is used to measure intelligence and to find out the correlation of intelligence with height, weight and BMI in the field of rural and urban area students. The sample consists of 97 female and 112 male students from five secondary schools in Purulia district, West Bengal, India selected randomly. The study revealed that there is significant relationship exist between IQ and height and low significant relationship exist between IQ and weight and also no significant relationship exist between IQ and BMI.

Keywords:
intelligence height weight IQ t-test ANOVA

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