TITLE

RACE AND THE GENETICS OF INTELLIGENCE: A REPLY TO LEWONTIN

AUTHOR(S)
Jensen, Arthur R.
PUB. DATE
May 1970
SOURCE
Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists;May1970, Vol. 26 Issue 5, p17
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article presents a reply to the criticisms made by Richard C. Lewontin, a professor of biology at the University of Chicago on Professor Arthur R. Jensen's article "How Much Can We Boost IQ and Scholastic Achievement?" which was published in the winter, 1969 issue of "Harvard Educational Review." The Jensen theory concluded that individual differences in intelligence are predominantly attributed to genetic differences, with environmental factors playing a minor part. The author agrees with Lewontin's assumption that educational practices and educational psychology are still in the seventeenth century, especially with regards to recognition of group and individual differences.
ACCESSION #
21569463

 

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