Intelligence, race, and genetics
Sternberg, Robert J. Department of Psychology, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut.
Grigorenko, Elena L. School of Public Health, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut.
Kidd, Kenneth K. School of Medicine, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut.
- Genes and intelligence
- Genes and race
- Concept of race
- Social labels
- Links to Primary Literature
- Additional Readings
The explosion of genetic research within the last 10–15 years has brought the concept of race back into prominence. One might think that, because the concept of race originated as a social proxy for the description of biological differences, at least biologists studying race would agree on its definition. However, this is not the case.
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