post By Steve Sailer on 2019-01-02 17:34:00 -0500

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 2019-01-02 01:21:00 -0500

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 2018-12-27 19:39:00 -0500

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 2018-11-11 22:53:00 -0500

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 2018-06-01 14:46:00 -0400

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 2018-05-25 23:27:00 -0400

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 2018-04-28 02:01:00 -0400

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...
post By Steve Sailer on 2018-04-08 13:45:10 -0400

Michael Barone On David Reich: "Genetics Is Undercutting the Case for Racial Quotas"

Michael Barone writes in his syndicated column: Genetics Is Undercutting the Case for Racial Quotas By Michael Barone April 6, 2018 6 Min Read “I am worried,” writes Harvard geneticist David Reich in...
post By Steve Sailer on 2018-03-23 12:34:13 -0400

Black Female SJW: Emotional Labor Is So Exhausting

From Vox on Chetty’s latest paper: The massive new study on race and economic mobility in America, explainedEven black men born to wealthy families are less economically successful than white men. By D...
radio_vdare By Virginia Dare on 2018-02-15 22:22:48 -0500

VDARE Radio: Science Fair Edition—The Denial Of IQ

Welcome to Radio VDARE and I’m your host Virginia Dare.Where is the march for science when you need it?The science deniers are out in full force. And no, it’s not some evangelical Christians in flyover...