The puzzle of nongenetic variance

  title={The puzzle of nongenetic variance},
  author={Arthur R. Jensen},
Within the past decade, empirical findings in behavior genetics have importantly changed how researchers in this field think heredity and environment affect individual differences in mental ability. These insights are hardly new. Some are even found in the writings of Sir Francis Galton (1822-1911), the father of behavior genetics. But the recognition, formalization, and empirical support given to them by behavior geneticists in recent years can be considered significant advances. The most… CONTINUE READING


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