The use of racial admixture as evidence in intelligence research

  title={The use of racial admixture as evidence in intelligence research},
  author={Brandon S. Centerwall},
  journal={Human Genetics},
On standard measures of IQ the average black usually scores approximately one standard deviation below the average white (e.g., Scarf et al., 1977). There is an ongoing controversy as to whether this is due primarily to environmental or genetic differences between the two populations I. Scarr et al. (1977) state that " i f genetic, racial differences do contribute to average intellectual differences between blacks and whites, then those blacks with higher degrees of white ancestry should… CONTINUE READING

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