All will be counted
"It is necessary to study in detail whether the botany course or reading the whole of Tolstoy? - parents often ask. - After all, this knowledge is unlikely to be needed in the future for every child ... "
It turns out, the ability to help to be successful in school and later lead to success at work, confirmed the psychologist at the University of Illinois and Minnesota (USA) Nathan Cancela (Nathan R. Kuncel) Hezlett and Sarah (Sarah A. Hezlett). They analyzed 126 major studies of the association of intelligence and professional success, attended by over 20 thousand people. It turned out that the so-called g-factor - the general mental energy - really affect our academic and professional success. So it makes sense to spend time at school and university on the development of primary intellectual abilities: memory, perception, spatial imagination, verbal flexibility, to the conclusion - that they fed the rest of his life.