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The mismeasure of man

Author: Stephen Jay Gould
Publisher: New York : Norton, ©1981.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Examines the history and inherent flaws of the tests science has used to measure intelligence.
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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephen Jay Gould
ISBN: 0393014894 9780393014891 0393300560 9780393300567 0140225013 9780140225013
OCLC Number: 7574615
Description: 352 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Contents: American polygeny and craniometry before Darwin --
Measuring heads --
Measuring bodies --
The hereditarian theory of IQ: an American invention --
The real error of Cyril Burt --
A positive conclusion.
Responsibility: by Stephen Jay Gould.
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Examines the history and inherent flaws of the tests science has used to measure intelligence.

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A must-read for anyone interested in the IQ nature-nurture debates

by mbelvadi (WorldCat user published 2005-11-02) Excellent Permalink
Gould traces the history of how people, especially those of western European ancestry, have attempted to measure the moral and intellectual capabilities of humans, usually with a conscious or unconscious motive of proving that their own ethnic group is the best and the group they most want to exploit...
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