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Genes, brains, and human potential : the science and ideology of intelligence / Ken Richardson.

  • Richardson, Ken
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Also known as

Genes, brains, & human potential : the science & ideology of intelligence
Science and ideology of intelligence


New York : Columbia University Press, [2017]

Physical description

xi, 387 pages : black and white illustrations ; 24 cm

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references (pages 347-372) and index.


Pinning down potential -- Pretend genes -- Pretend intelligence -- Real genes, real intelligence -- Intelligent development -- How the brain makes potential -- A creative cognition -- Potential between brains : social intelligence -- Human intelligence -- Promoting potential -- The problems of education are not genetic -- Summary and conclusions.


  • English

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    History of Medicine
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  • 9780231178426
  • 0231178425