Working well with others is a better than intelligence

This “c factor” is not strongly correlated with the average or maximum individual intelligence of group members but is correlated with the average social sensitivity of group members, the equality in distribution of conversational turn-taking, and the proportion of females in the group.

Source: Evidence for a Collective Intelligence Factor in the Performance of Human Groups | Science

Interesting results, I’ll be thinking about this next time I’m sitting in a meeting and taking note of how well each person plays well with others.


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