One common argument for the lower average IQs of African countries is that they are often disease ridden and because of that, cognitive ability is dropped. A solid and plausible theory – but does it hold up? (more…)
The races differ in intelligence, and it’s poorly explained by environmental factors(more…)
So, I am regularly told that “IQ is not this huge factor!” and that “education makes more of a difference in people’s lives” as this big thing that is supposed to make hereditarian beliefs about intelligence go out the window. Along with that we also get the “If group x had better education, their IQ would rise.” Stuff like this, commonly believed, yet unproved nonsense, is why I’m here.