Brain size matters: a reply to Peters.

  title={Brain size matters: a reply to Peters.},
  author={J. P. Rushton and C. Davison Ankney},
  journal={Canadian journal of experimental psychology = Revue canadienne de psychologie experimentale},
  volume={49 4},
          562-9; discussion 570-6
  • J. P. Rushton, C. D. Ankney
  • Published 1 December 1995
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Canadian journal of experimental psychology = Revue canadienne de psychologie experimentale
Peters (1993) claimed that published research on brain size and IQ is flawed because it did not meet his list of "minimum conditions" that (a) subjects should be matched for height, weight and age, (b) analyses should be conducted separately within sex, (c) subjects should not vary in prenatal and nutritional history, (d) people with IQS appreciably below the population mean of 100 should not be studied, and (e) brain size measures should be done "blind". However, these "conditions" have either… Expand
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