Inbreeding depression and IQ in a study of 72 countries

@inproceedings{Woodley2009InbreedingDA,
  title={Inbreeding depression and IQ in a study of 72 countries},
  author={Michael Anthony Woodley},
  year={2009}
}
  • Michael Anthony Woodley
  • Published 2009
  • Psychology
  • Abstract In this ecological study, a robust negative correlation of r = − .62 (P   .05) whereas GDP per capita had the highest (β = .35, P > .01). This result is interpreted in light of cultural feedback theory, whereby it is suggested that consanguinity could subtly influence IQ at larger scales as a result of small IQ handicaps bought about through inbreeding being amplified into much larger differences through their effect on factors that maximize IQ such as access to education and adequate… CONTINUE READING

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