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Race, social class, and individual differences in I.Q. / Sandra Scarr ; commentaries by Leon J. Kamin, Arthur R. Jensen.

Hillsdale, N.J. : Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 1981.
ISBN 9780898590555, 0898590558

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Subjects Caractéristiques individuelles.
Classes sociales.
Ethnopsychology -- Collected Works.
Hérédité et milieu.
Individual differences.
Individuele verschillen.
Intelligence -- Collected Works.
Intelligence levels -- Social aspects.
Nature and nurture.
Niveau intellectuel -- Aspect social.
Rassen (mens)
Social classes.
Sociale klassen.
Socioeconomic Factors -- Collected Works.
Variabilité (Psychométrie)
Variability (Psychometrics)
Description xii, 545 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Copyright Date 1981.
Notes Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents I. Genetics and intelligence : 1. Genetics and the development of intelligence -- 2. Unknowns in the IQ equation -- 3. An evolutionary perspective on infant intelligence: species patterns and individual variations. II. Race and IQ : 1. IQ test performance of black children adopted by white families -- 2. Absence of a relationship between degree of white ancestry and intellectual skills within a black population -- 3. Race, social class, and IQ -- 4. The effects of family background: a study of cognitive differences among black and white twins. III. Social class and individual variation : 1. Intellectual similarities within families of both adopted and biological children -- 2. The influence of family background on intellectual attainment -- 3. The transmission of authoritarianism in families: genetic resemblance in social-political attitudes?. IV. Conclusions and implications : 1. Testing minority children: why, how, and with what effects? -- 2. From evolution to Larry P., or What shall we do about IQ tests?. V. Commentaries -- 1. Commentary -- 2. Obstacles, problems, and pitfalls in differential psychology -- 3. Having the last word.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)7206818
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WorldCat Identities Scarr, Sandra.
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