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User Review  - mldavis2 - LibraryThing

This book takes a hard look at early 20th century attempts by several psychologists and scientists to prove that human intelligence has genetic components defined and separated by factors such as race ... Read full review

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User Review  - Paulagraph - LibraryThing

I found the Introduction to the Revised and Expanded Edition: "Thoughts at Age Fifteen" to be perhaps the most useful section of the book. In it, in addition to recapitulating his aims and his primary ... Read full review

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User Review  - snash - LibraryThing

By using the various attempts through time of craniology and IQ testing to measure man, The Mismeasure of Man illustrates how science is a product of its times. Scientists often unconsciously collect ... Read full review

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User Review  - quantum_flapdoodle - LibraryThing

The author details the history of IQ testing and its weaknesses as a tool in deciding public policy. As always, the author writes with a witty, conversational style that makes the book accessible to non-scientists. Updated with a new forward to address the recently released book, The Bell Curve. Read full review

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User Review  - quantum_flapdoodle - LibraryThing

The author details the history of IQ testing and its weaknesses as a tool in deciding public policy. As always, the author writes with a witty, conversational style that makes the book accessible to non-scientists. Read full review


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