Skin Color and Intelligence in African Americans

@article{Lynn2002SkinCA,
  title={Skin Color and Intelligence in African Americans},
  author={R. Lynn},
  journal={Population and Environment},
  year={2002},
  volume={23},
  pages={365-375}
}
  • R. Lynn
  • Published 2002
  • Economics
  • Population and Environment
  • The relation between skin color and intelligence was examined in a representative sample of 430 adult African Americans. A statistically significant positive correlation of 0.17 was obtained between light skin color and intelligence. It is proposed that the result supports the hypothesis that the level of intelligence in African Americans is significantly determined by the proportion of Caucasian genes. 
    36 Citations

    Tables from this paper.

    Skin Color and Intelligence in African Americans: A Reanalysis of Lynn's Data
    • 14
    • Highly Influenced
    • PDF
    From Dark to Light: Skin Color and Wages Among African-Americans
    • 147
    • PDF
    Association of Race and Color with Mean IQ across Nations
    • 3
    Under the skin: On the impartial treatment of genetic and environmental hypotheses of racial differences.
    • D. Rowe
    • Psychology, Medicine
    • The American psychologist
    • 2005
    • 42
    • PDF

    References

    SHOWING 1-10 OF 47 REFERENCES
    Racial and ethnic differences in intelligence in the United States on the Differential Ability Scale
    • 46
    Color Differences in the Socioeconomic Status of African American Men: Results of a Longitudinal Study
    • 169
    • Highly Influential
    Skin Tone and Stratification in the Black Community
    • 514
    • PDF
    Blood group genes and negro-white ability differences
    • 31
    Asian Americans: Achievement Beyond Iq
    • 117
    Absence of a relationship between degree of white ancestry and intellectual skills within a black population
    • 36
    • Highly Influential
    • PDF
    Race, social class and ability patterns on the WISC-R.
    • 204
    • PDF
    Cumulative Deficit in IQ of Blacks in the Rural South.
    • 111
    • PDF