Re: "Facts is facts" and IQ tests

Subject: Re: "Facts is facts" and IQ tests
From: Susan Fowler <sfowler -at- EJV -dot- COM>
Date: Fri, 4 Nov 1994 13:30:49 EST

re: " Look at the reaction to
Herrnstein & Murray's new book THE BELL CURVE. The media are
overflowing with charges of "racism" against the authors who are
only guilty of having reported the results of decades of data on

Please don't confuse IQ or general intelligence with IQ _tests_. Stephen Jay
Gould wrote a very useful book about IQ testing, the politics and history
thereof, and the limits of the tests. (It's easy enough to study for IQ test,
by the way, and get a better score.)

--Susan Fowler
sfowler -at- ejv -dot- com

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