Intellectual Level Measured by Army Classification Battery and Serum Uric Acid Concentration

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Science  26 Jun 1959:
Vol. 129, Issue 3365, pp. 1737
DOI: 10.1126/science.129.3365.1737


In a group of 817 individuals inducted into the U.S. Army, serum uric acid concentration was measured. The values were compared with scores secured on intelligence tests used at the Army reception center. A significant but low level of positive correlation between the two sets of values was found.