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Tag Archives: Race and Intelligence
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.
Dr. Murray says the “roof is about to crash in” on race deniers.
How the Nobel Prize Has Favoured White Western Men for More Than 100 Years, Telegraph (London)
Of 900 Nobel Prizes, only 27 have been given to people from Africa or South America.
Why Is Educational Achievement Heritable?, Medical Xpress
It has to do with more than just intelligence.
Obama and The Bell Curve, Takimag
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.
Black Boys in Crisis: Why Aren’t They Reading?, Huffington Post
Only10 percent of eighth-grade black boys are proficient in reading.
‘Smart Genes’ Prove Elusive, Nature
Geneticists find three gene variants linked to IQ.
Brain Drain: Are We Evolving Stupidity?, New Scientist
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.
Geneticists Decry Book on Race and Evolution, Science Mag
The guardians of orthodoxy are angry.
Brainwash: Race, YouTube
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.
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.