Tag Archives: Race and Intelligence

Civil Rights at School, New York Times

Arne Duncan wants schools to offer advanced courses regardless of student abilities.

Dr. Murray says the “roof is about to crash in” on race deniers.

Of 900 Nobel Prizes, only 27 have been given to people from Africa or South America.

It has to do with more than just intelligence.

Irrefutable . . . and Ineffectual?

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Will another conservative book make a difference?

Review by Thomas Jackson

The book, published 20 years ago, was really about the rise of a cognitive elite.

But the district is very good at reporting on how little the students learn.

Only10 percent of eighth-grade black boys are proficient in reading.

Geneticists find three gene variants linked to IQ.

The Flynn effect has probably been masking dysgenic trends.

Mexican’s IQ race normed; results in execution.

Blacks do not appear to read emotions as well as whites.

Dysgenics may be playing a role.

57% of Asians, 49% of whites, and 11% of blacks met three or more college readiness benchmarks.

The guardians of orthodoxy are angry.

Norwegian documentary explores racial differences in ability.

Twitter is white and Asian, just like all the other tech companies.

That would be the result of basing admissions on “holistic” criteria than test scores.

Writer who gave a good review of A Troublesome Inheritance is fired.

Study confirms genes account for “most of the differences” in learning ability.

Promoting Hatred in America

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We’d be better off accepting the truth.

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Elite, Separate, Unequal, New York Times

Standards must drop so blacks and Hispanics can get in to elite public schools.

America in 2034

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Hispanics could go either way.

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The same pattern.

America in 2034

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We are not doomed.

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Analysis leaves completely leaves out race.

The results won’t surprise you.

It’s Asians, not whites, who are over-represented at Google.

13 of the past 17 winners have been Indians.

Graduate student tries to rebut New York Times former science editor.

Courts must consider “adaptive behavior and age of onset.”

Darwin’s Duel with Descartes, Evolutionary Psychology

Scholarly journal calls A Troublesome Inheritance “courageous but flawed.”

Desegregation has not improved the performance of blacks.

“By Giving a Definite Answer, People Will Say ‘Racism, Racism!'”

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Nicholas Wade discusses the implications of his book.

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Scientific American gives Nicholas Wade a fair shake.

Money doesn’t buy success.

Richard Spencer, John Derbyshire, and Jared Taylor talk about A Troublesome Inheritance.

The top 5 percent have more impact than the other 95 percent.

Three-quarters of high school seniors aren’t proficient in math.

Reviewer calls A Troublesome Inheritance “simultaneously plausible and preposterous.”

“Klotho” gene improves intelligence throughout the life span.

At least this gap is finally getting some attention.

Ed West reviews A Troublesome Inheritance.

Reviewer: A Troublesome Inheritance has the facts right, but readers may draw taboo conclusions.

A Troublesome Inheritance

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Nicholas Wade’s blasphemous book officially goes on sale today.

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Says this will “threaten our humanity.”

This is international news.

His speech was “postponed” because some of his work might upset non-whites.

And the SAT measures it.

Intelligence test given to infants moderately predicts intelligence in adulthood.