Lower IQs linked to poverty, not race: Study

May 1996
Jet;05/13/96, Vol. 89 Issue 26, p39
Reports on a study conducted by Greg Duncan and Pamela Klebanov revealing that poverty and a lack of early learning opportunities and not race affect intelligence quotient (IQ) scores. Details of the findings; Contradiction of the book `The Bell Curve: Intelligence and Class Structure in American Life.'


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