That would be the result of basing admissions on “holistic” criteria than test scores.
Tag Archives: Race and Intelligence
What’s Going on at Scientific American?, Washington Post
Writer who gave a good review of A Troublesome Inheritance is fired.
Same Genes Drive Mathematics and Reading Ability, Science Daily
Study confirms genes account for “most of the differences” in learning ability.
Elite, Separate, Unequal, New York Times
Standards must drop so blacks and Hispanics can get in to elite public schools.
The same pattern.
Analysis leaves completely leaves out race.
Maps Reveal Intelligence Levels Across the US Based on Tweets, Daily Mail (London)
The results won’t surprise you.
How the Asians Became White, Washington Post
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.
Nicholas Wade discusses the implications of his book.
Genes and Race: The Distant Footfalls of Evidence, Scientific American
Scientific American gives Nicholas Wade a fair shake.
Money doesn’t buy success.
Recent, Copious, and Regional, Radix Journal
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.
The Paradox of Racism, Slate
Reviewer calls A Troublesome Inheritance “simultaneously plausible and preposterous.”
“Klotho” gene improves intelligence throughout the life span.
Study Examines Achievement Gap Between Asian American, White Students, Los Angeles Times
At least this gap is finally getting some attention.
Darwin’s Unexploded Bomb, Spectator
Ed West reviews A Troublesome Inheritance.
Race Is Real. What Does That Mean for Society?, Real Clear Science
Reviewer: A Troublesome Inheritance has the facts right, but readers may draw taboo conclusions.
Says this will “threaten our humanity.”
This is international news.
His speech was “postponed” because some of his work might upset non-whites.
Yes, IQ Really Matters, Slate
And the SAT measures it.
Gauging the Intelligence of Infants, New York Times
Intelligence test given to infants moderately predicts intelligence in adulthood.
Author: “What we’ve done over the past 40 years hasn’t worked.”
Son of Ghanaian immigrants is ranked 11th in his graduating class.
Whites and Asians score twice as high on new “success index” as blacks and Hispanics.
Cuddling with Disaster–The Chinese Won’t, Though, Fred on Everything
Fred Reed sets Tim Wise straight.
The 146-word final essay is riddled with errors.
Gene Linked to Low IQ, Medical Xpress
It negatively affects four percent of the population.
The Poor Neglected Gifted Child, Boston Globe
The federal government spends $11 billion on disabled students; 5 million on gifted students.
1999 NYC Firefighter Examination, Special to AR News
Can you spot the “racial discrimination?”
De Blasio wants $98 million awarded to non-whites who claim written tests were discriminatory.
The SAT Upgrade Is a Big Mistake, National Association of Scholars
Author claims the SAT is being dumbed down to match Common Core standards.
That Old-Time Whistle, New York Times
Even oblique critiques of black shortcomings are not allowed.
Says John Derbyshire.
Half of applicants are black and Hispanic but only 12 percent are admitted.
Feds investigating the same problem in Buffalo.
‘Intelligent People Are More Likely to Trust Others’, Medical Xpress
And institutions require social trust.
Two Myths About the SAT, Real Clear Policy
Persistent myths convincingly put to rest.