Africanist archaeology and ancient IQ: racial science and cultural evolution in the twenty-first century

  title={Africanist archaeology and ancient IQ: racial science and cultural evolution in the twenty-first century},
  author={S. MacEachern},
  journal={World Archaeology},
  pages={72 - 92}
  • S. MacEachern
  • Published 2006
  • History
  • World Archaeology
  • Abstract Over the last two decades, a number of psychometric researchers have claimed that very substantial differences in intelligence exist among modern human racial groups, as these groups are traditionally defined. According to these researchers, African populations suffer severe cognitive deficits when compared to other modern humans. Philippe Rushton, particularly, places these claimed mental deficits in an evolutionary context, advancing environmental explanations for such deficits and… CONTINUE READING
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