Darwin 200: Should scientists study race and IQ? YES: The scientific truth must be pursued

@article{Ceci2009Darwin2S,
  title={Darwin 200: Should scientists study race and IQ? YES: The scientific truth must be pursued},
  author={S. Ceci and W. Williams},
  journal={Nature},
  year={2009},
  volume={457},
  pages={788-789}
}
  • S. Ceci, W. Williams
  • Published 2009
  • Sociology, Medicine
  • Nature
  • In this, the second of two opposing commentaries, Stephen Ceci and Wendy M. Williams argue that such research is both morally defensible and important for the pursuit of truth. In the first, Steven Rose argues that studies investigating possible links between race, gender and intelligence do no good. The second of Nature's three Darwin 200 special issues celebrates 'everybody's Darwin' — the great man's legacy in the context of the human condition. The sequencing of the human genome and those… CONTINUE READING
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