Racial Differences in IQ Revisited: A Synthesis of Nearly a Century of Research

  title={Racial Differences in IQ Revisited: A Synthesis of Nearly a Century of Research},
  author={A. Onwuegbuzie and C. E. Daley},
  journal={Journal of Black Psychology},
  pages={209 - 220}
  • A. Onwuegbuzie, C. E. Daley
  • Published 2001
  • Psychology
  • Journal of Black Psychology
  • This article presents a synthesis of arguments disputing the existence of racial-ethnic differences in mental ability, and it challenges the classicist model of “intelligence” on which hereditarian assumptions of racial disparity are based. A review of the literature reveals the following eight major premises held by supporters of this perspective: (a) intelligence is unidimensional and can be represented by a single factor, g; (b) intelligence is fixed within individuals and across generations… CONTINUE READING
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