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Tag Archives: Race and Intelligence
Huge study found associations with 74 genetic variants.
Only 17 percent of black 12th-graders are proficient in reading; only 7 percent are proficient in math.
She’ll be teaching her young viewers about “girls’ empowerment.”
Science Is Not Always “Self-Correcting”, Springer Science
Some “scientists” think data on IQ should be “rejected or suppressed.”
Researchers have made several new discoveries of genes associated with intelligence.
Many experts consider “genetic-evolutionary factors” the leading cause.
Only 5 percent of variance between students is due to teachers or schools.
There Is No Intelligence Gene . . . Singular, Prospect Magazine
Why are “intelligence genes” so hard to identify?
European ancestry has high correlation with intelligence and wealth.
The Biggest Difference Between Whites and Blacks, Just Not Said
Blogger argues that it’s not IQ.
Virginia Tech Debates Upcoming Visit by Charles Murray, Inside Higher Ed
Students and faculty call him a “white nationalist.”
Has History Proved Eysenck Right About Genes and IQ?, The Conversation
Prolific psychologist was out front on race and IQ, too.
Blacks most vulnerable, followed by whites, then Asians.
Fewer Asians Need Apply, City-Journal
Asians do well academically, but many admissions officers think their personalities are flat.
34,000 of the 37,000 students failing in Alabama schools are black.
‘Grit’ Adds Little to Prediction of Academic Achievement, Medical Xpress
Education’s latest silver bullet is a blank.
Scientists find gene variants related to being taller, healthier, and smarter.
Black teachers assign black students to gifted programs at nearly the same rate as white students.
At this rate, it will take 250 years for the black-white math gap to close.
In one district, 85 percent of students graduated, but not one was “college ready” in reading or math.
Are There Genes for Intelligence—And Is It Racist to Ask?, National Geographic
Cap: As usual, liberals are afraid of the truth.
Gene “networks” may be governed by a common “master switch.”
Breitbart dethrones liberals’ favorite scientist.
Blacks Fail Philly Police Psych Screening More Than Whites, Philadelphia Inquirer
Hispanics fall in between.
“Out of the 1500 grandmasters in the world, only three or four are black.”
Said regarding failing schools: “We can’t make an African American white.”
Even Obama is guilty of continuing this “legacy of oppression.”
Asians outscore whites in most states.
District spends over $13,000 per student each year.
No mention of shifting demographics as a cause.
SAT’s Racial Impact, Inside Higher Ed
Race is a strong predictor of SAT scores.
The few whites in DC public schools dramatically outperform non-whites.
Much agonizing over the inevitable.
Advocates think pre-K will narrow achievement gaps; evidence suggests otherwise.
Why Aren’t There More Black Scientists?, Wall Street Journal
Racial preferences lead to a “mismatch effect” for blacks.
Non-whites not tapped often enough for special ed.
Larger Brains Do Not Lead to High IQs, Medical Xpress
But there is a “robust but weak association” between the two.
Smart people may have better communication between parts of the brain.
This is true for both black and white students.
Achievement Gaps Widen for California’s Black and Latino Students, Los Angeles Times
Pass rates in math: Asians–69% , Whites–49%, Hispanics–21%, Blacks–16%.
Jesse Jackson Calls on Tech’s ‘Unicorns’ to Join Apple, Google and Release Diversity Reports, International Business Times
Diversity-mongers used to ignore smaller tech companies.
No Evidence of Racial Discrimination in Criminal Justice Processing, Personality and Individual Differences
Controlling for IQ and lifetime violence eliminates disparities in incarceration rates.
Study finds strong links between intelligence-associated genes and national IQ.
Why School Reform Failed, National Policy Institute
Because it denied the importance of race.