TITLE

Genes, race and intelligence

AUTHOR(S)
Parshall, Gerald
PUB. DATE
December 1993
SOURCE
U.S. News & World Report;12/27/93-1/3/94, Vol. 115 Issue 25, p89
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses how two prominent social scientists will set the liberal establishment abuzz in 1994 by flaunting a dirty word--IQ. A book by Harvard psychologist Richard Herrnstein and American Enterprise Institute scholar Charles Murray will argue that America cannot come to terms with its massive social problems until it faces up to the role of intelligence--measured by IQ tests. Criticism by some that standardized IQ tests are culturally biased; More.
ACCESSION #
9312277535

 

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