Sackett et al. (2022) recently questioned prior meta-analytic conclusions about the high IQ validity since the studies by Schmidt & Hunter decades ago. The crux of the issue is complex, but while the debate regarding range restriction correction is not (at least not completely) resolved yet, one thing is certain. The validity depends on the measure of job performance that is used in the meta-analysis. It is unlikely that the importance of IQ has declined in recent years.

1. The groundbreaking study
2. The controversy
3. The choice of criterion (dependent) variable matters

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