Intelligence, genes, and success : scientists respond to The bell curve / Bernie Devlin [and others], editors.

[1997], ©1997
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New York : Copernicus, [1997], ©1997.

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xi, 376 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm



Reexamining The bell curve / Stephen E. Fienburg and Daniel P. Resnick -- A synopsis of The bell curve / Terry W. Belke -- Of genes and IQ / Michael Daniels, Bernie Devlin, and Kathryn Roeder -- The malleability of intelligence is not constrained by heritability / Douglas Wahlsten -- Racial and ethnic inequalities in health : environmental, psychosocial, and physiological pathways / Burton Singer and Carol Ryff -- Theoretical and technical issues in identifying a factor of general intelligence / John B. Carroll -- The concept and utility of intelligence / Earl Hunt -- Cognitive ability, wages, and meritocracy / John Cawley ... [et al.] -- The hidden gender restriction : the need for proper controls when testing for racial discrimination / Alexander Cavallo, Hazem El-Abbadi, and Randal Heeb -- Does staying in school make you smarter? The effect of education on IQ in The bell curve / Christopher Winship and Sanders Korenman -- Cognitive ability, environmental factors, and crime : predicting frequent criminal activity / Lucinda A. Manolakes -- Social statistics and genuine inquiry : reflections on The bell curve / Clark Glymour -- A "head start" in what pursuit? IQ versus social competence as the objective of early intervention / Edward Zigler and Sally J. Styfco -- Is there a cognitive elite in America? / Nicholas Lemann -- Science, public policy, and The bell curve / Daniel P. Resnick and Stephen E. Fienberg.

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Includes bibliographical references (p. [347]-357) and indexes.


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