TY - GEN ID - cogprints129 UR - http://cogprints.org/129/ A1 - Ingber, Lester TI - Statistical mechanics of neocortical interactions: Reaction time correlates of the g factor Y1 - 1999/11// N2 - A statistical mechanics of neuronal interactions (SMNI) is explored as providing some substance to a physiological basis of the g factor. Some specific elements of SMNI, previously used to develop a theory of short-term memory (STM) and a model of electroencephalography (EEG) are key to providing this basis. Specifically, Hick's Law, an observed linear relationship between reaction time (RT) and the information storage of STM, in turn correlated to a RT-g relationship, is derived. AV - public KW - short term memory; nonlinear; statistical ER -