post By Steve Sailer on 2017-09-07 18:52:21 -0400

ACT Score Gaps: "We Didn't Know It Was This Bad"

From the Washington Post: ‘We didn’t know it was this bad’: New ACT scores show huge achievement gaps By Nick Anderson September 7 at 3:00 AM New results from the nation’s most widely used college adm...
post By James Fulford on 2017-07-31 20:50:57 -0400

Derb At Amren: Does Race Denialism Have A Future?

John Derbyshire also spoke at  the American Renaissance Conference—here's the Derbyshire section of the Conference report, with Derb expatiating on the future of "race denialism": Prolific author and s...
article By Hubert Collins on 2017-07-19 18:14:00 -0400

Why are People "Racist?" Because "Non-Racists" Cannot Answer These Questions

Can you not understand why some folks think the races are different? Does it blow your mind how young the Alt-Right is? Are you astonished that, for most of human history, almost everybody thought the ...
post By James Fulford on 2017-07-13 13:50:53 -0400

Why Race And IQ STILL Matters, Despite Loury And McWhorter's Objections—Because Black Failure Is Always Blamed On Racism

Blogger Education Realist has a lengthy post on a discussion between two high-IQ black intellectuals (John McWhorter and Glenn Loury ) who think discussion of racial differences in IQ should not happen...
post By Steve Sailer on 2017-06-15 20:11:19 -0400

VOX: Demonizing Charles Murray Is Really About Protecting Jews

From Vox: There’s still no good reason to believe black-white IQ differences are due to genesOur response to criticisms.Updated by Eric Turkheimer, Kathryn Paige Harden, and Richard E. Nisbett Jun 15, ...
post By James Fulford on 2017-06-09 18:23:37 -0400

Do Colleges Want To Teach Critical Thinking, Or Do They Want To Promote The Narrative? They Can't Do Both!

The Countenance blogmeister linked to the same WSJ story that Steve Sailer links to below.He writes The worst schools in this metric [critical thinking skills before and after college] are the elite, t...
post By Steve Sailer on 2017-05-31 11:03:37 -0400

Sailer In TakiMag: What if Charles Murray Is Wrong?

From my new column in Taki’s Magazine: On the other hand, what if Charles Murray is wrong and his best critic, James Flynn, is right? Would that validate traditional liberal approaches to closing The G...
post By Steve Sailer on 2017-05-22 18:30:17 -0400

NYT: "In ‘Enormous Success,’ Scientists Tie 52 Genes to Human Intelligence"

From the New York Times: In ‘Enormous Success,’ Scientists Tie 52 Genes to Human Intelligence Carl Zimmer MATTER MAY 22, 2017In a significant advance in the study of mental ability, a team of European...
post By Anonymous Attorney on 2017-05-20 12:07:21 -0400

Yuval Harari's SAPIENS: A BRIEF HISTORY OF HUMANKIND—Buyer Beware!

Ma and Pa Anonymous Attorney, uncomfortably aware of their middle-aged son's interest in genetic racial differences, got me Sapiens:  A Brief History of Humankind, by Yuval Noah Harari, an Israeli hist...
post By Steve Sailer on 2017-05-19 21:37:48 -0400

Sailer: My 2007 IQ FAQ On VDARE.com

Way back in 2007, I wrote a Frequently Asked Questions list about IQ for VDARE. I’m sure it’s somewhat out of date by now, but here are some excerpts, slightly edited: Q. Is IQ really all that importan...