Re: The Bell Curve (was: Suppression of Sociobiology)

Emir Mohammed (
Fri, 13 Dec 1996 18:58:48 -0800

trevor rigler wrote:
> : Speaking of _The Bell Curve_... :) I'm currently reading it, and I'm
> : wondering if anyone knows of any good critiques that they could>
> recommend.

-> definition and use of "g" (general intelligence - there are other
schools of thought when it comes to measuring intelligence)
-> Self-reporting used in data collection
-> regression analysis - you can ALWAYS draw such a line whether or not a
correlation exists or not!!
-> treatment of race as a valid biological category
-> cultural biases in tests...


Emir Mohammed....