Last week, a minor cancellation took place at the ISIR conference in Vienna (ISIR stands for ‘International Society for Intelligence Research’). Emil Kirkegaard, with whom many readers will be familiar, was due to present a paper titled ‘Neuroscience of intelligence in the ABCD…
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A new paper on belief in conspiracy theories has been doing the rounds on Twitter. The researchers asked Democrats and Republicans whether they believed…
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In modern samples, fertility has a weak relationship with intelligence. The typical finding is of a correlation around r = –.1 between number of…
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National IQs – estimates of the average IQ in different countries – were first compiled by Richard Lynn and Tatu Vanhanen for their 2002 book IQ and the…
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Following the announcement of Justice Breyer’s retirement from the US Supreme Court, President Biden said the following as regards his replacement…
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This newsletter is a bit of a data dump, so if you don’t like poring over charts and tables, it may not be for you. My aim was to track down all (or at…
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So far as I’m aware, all the major controversies surrounding genes and intelligence since 1990 have concerned either race differences or dysgenics. In…
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Last year, I wrote a piece asking why there have been so few Covid deaths in Japan. I now want to return to that question. My previous article began by…
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