Post By Steve Sailer on 02/27/2019

Elite College Presidents Are More Race Realist About IQ Than Is the Public

College admission quotas have been unpopular with the public in opinion polls for as long as I can remember. But affirmative action has been near universally backed by college administrators since 196...
Post By Steve Sailer on 01/30/2019

"Biogeographic Ancestry, Cognitive Ability and Socioeconomic Outcomes"

  From Psych: Biogeographic Ancestry, Cognitive Ability and Socioeconomic Outcomes Emil O. W. Kirkegaard,* OrcID, Michael A. Woodley of Menie, Robert L. Williams, John Fuerst and Gerhard Meisenbe...
Post By Steve Sailer on 01/28/2019

ECONOMIST: James Watson Is Bad Because Of Reasons

From The Economist: James Watson: A pioneering biologist is reprimanded for unscientific, offensive viewsA great career comes to a sad end Print edition | Science and technology, Jan 17th 2019 … Dr W...
Post By Steve Sailer on 01/02/2019

Nassim Nicholas Taleb: "IQ Is Largely A Pseudoscientific Swindle"

Prof. NN Taleb has written up his denunciation of IQ testing: IQ is largely a pseudoscientific swindleNassim Nicholas TalebJan 1 Background : “IQ” is a stale test meant to measure mental capacity but ...
Post By Steve Sailer on 01/02/2019

James Watson In 2019: Just When I Thought I Was Out, They Pull Me Back in ...

Meet the new year, same as the old year … From the New York Times’ news (not opinion) section: James Watson Won’t Stop Talking About Race “Decoding Watson,” a new film about Dr. James D. Watson expl...
Post By James Fulford on 12/27/2018

The First Black Secretary Of The Army Refused To Believe Standardized Tests Worked

Steve Sailer referenced the AFQT (Armed Forces Qualification Test) misnorming fiasco of late 70s and 80s, which I thought was well-known, but it turns out that the only reason I know about it is becaus...
Post By James Fulford on 11/11/2018

Amy Wax Lawsuit Could Reveal Embarrassing Truths About Black Students

According to The College Fix, Professor Amy Wax is threatening to sue her university for defamation over a controversy in which she remarked on the low graduation standings  of blacks at her law school...
Post By Steve Sailer on 06/01/2018

Doesn't Sound Too Promising ...A Book About Heredity That Says Race Doesn't Exist

A book review in the New York Times: SHE HAS HER MOTHER’S LAUGHThe Powers, Perversions, and Potential of HeredityBy Carl Zimmer656 pp. Dutton. $30. Reviewed by Jennifer Raff Jennifer Raff is a genetic...
Post By Steve Sailer on 05/25/2018

The Marshmallow Experiment Goes Soft

Mischel’s famous Marshmallow Test of children’s willpower to delay instant gratification in return for more rewards in the future (you can eat one marshmallow right now or get more later) is often cite...
Post By Steve Sailer on 04/28/2018

William Saletan in SLATE: "Stop Talking About Race and IQ"

In Slate, veteran William Saletan writes: POLITICS Stop Talking About Race and IQTake it from someone who did. By WILLIAM SALETAN APRIL 27, 20181:42 PM The race-and-IQ debate is back. The latest roun...