An Anthropological Perspective on "Race" and Intelligence: The Non-Clinal Nature of Human Cognitive Capabilities

@article{Brace1999AnAP,
  title={An Anthropological Perspective on "Race" and Intelligence: The Non-Clinal Nature of Human Cognitive Capabilities},
  author={C. Brace},
  journal={Journal of Anthropological Research},
  year={1999},
  volume={55},
  pages={245 - 264}
}
  • C. Brace
  • Published 1999
  • Biology
  • Journal of Anthropological Research
Traits that are clinally distributed are under the control of selective forces that are distributed in graded fashion. Traits that cluster in certain regions are simply the results of relatedness and are not adaptively important. Traits that are of equal survival value for all human populations should show no average difference from one population to another. Human cognitive capacity, founded on the ability to learn a language, is of equal survival value to all human groups, and consequently… Expand
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