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Tag Archives: Race and Intelligence
The Association Between Intelligence and Lifespan Is Mostly Genetic, International Journal of Epidemiology
It’s part of the search for diversity.
Study of 12,500 twins finds academic performance is between 54 and 65 percent heritable.
Researchers discern race by brain shape.
Are Low-Skill Immigrants Upwardly Mobile?, Real Clear Policy
Hispanics probably aren’t.
Men are over-represented at the extreme ends of the bell curve.
94 percent of employees are white or Asian.
Fred Reed explains things to Cornell West.
It’s society’s fault.
The Anti-Science Left, Real Clear Politics
John Stossel says liberals are afraid of race differences in IQ.
Coulter Hates ‘the Browning of America’, Daily Beast
Daily Beast interviews “Vixen of the Right” about her forthcoming book.
The Air in NYC Is Killing Kids’ IQ, New York Post
Poor people in New York City reportedly breathe dirtier air than rich people.
Genes associated with intelligence have high correlation with national IQs.
Neuroanatomical Correlates of the Income-Achievement Gap, Psychological Science
Study of income and brain size does not control for IQ of parents.
MRI measurements are highly correlated with tested IQ.
Researchers find more genes tied to intelligence.
Race-neutral “holistic” admissions would still keep out blacks.
Pat Buchanan talks race and IQ.
The solution? “Renewal of federal funding.”
Researchers find correlation, media report causation.
Ilana Mercer points out the demographic truths missing from the “conversation.”
Are Humans Getting Cleverer?, BBC News
Article on the Flynn effect cites Arthur Jensen and Richard Lynn.
For Asian Americans, a Changing Landscape on College Admissions, Los Angeles Times
To get into top schools, they have to get higher test scores than any other race.
Straight talk about race and IQ is the kiss of death.
How Black Middle-Class Kids Become Poor Adults, The Atlantic
No mention of “regression to the mean.”
Billionaire Suspends Prize Given to Schools, New York Times
No urban school is doing well enough to deserve the prize.
Public and Scientists’ Views on Science and Society, Pew Research Center
Americans don’t think a baby’s genes should be altered to increase intelligence.
Your IQ in 13 Genes (Or About 29% of It), Psychological Comments
New study finds more genes that are partly responsible for intelligence.
It once published an excerpt from The Bell Curve.
School superintendent may get the axe because of racial gap in achievement.
28 High-Ranking MPD Officers Could Be Demoted, WREG (Memphis)
Black officers were promoted under to a court order that has now been overturned.
The Coming College Decline, National Journal
We are failing to “respond to the profound demographic change reshaping society.”
Blacks are many times more likely to be admitted than whites with similar credentials.
The New Republic: An Appreciation, The Atlantic
The ship-wrecked New Republic was a racist rag all along.
It will take $75 billion to provide universal pre-K.
“James Watson is one of the greatest biologists in the history of mankind.”
He was fired from all his corporate board positions and needs the money.
Thank a White Male, American Thinker
Science and medicine would be nowhere without him.
Our Futile Efforts to Boost Children’s IQ, Bloomberg View
Charles Murray reviews two new studies that show parents have little effect.
Murder of interracial couple was made to look like a hate crime.
Family dinners and bed-time reading don’t raise IQ.
Civil Rights at School, New York Times
Arne Duncan wants schools to offer advanced courses regardless of student abilities.