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Race is a Social Construct!

April 15, 2016 Francis 0

You can’t get through a 100 level anthropology class without hearing this line. And when people hear that race is not a biological concept but, rather, that it is a social construct they assume that categories […]

The Validity of IQ

April 15, 2016 RyanFaulk 4

So what’s the point of IQ tests? Well, they can predict lots of life outcomes. Here is a table from page 65 “The Scientific American Book of the Brain”. It shows the percentages of each […]

Race, IQ, and Poverty

April 15, 2016 Francis 3

(This post was co-written by John Macintyre) Summary: In this post, I am going to look at how well differences in socio-economic status can explain racial IQ differences. First, we will see that affluent Blacks score […]

White Privilege: Cops and Courts

April 15, 2016 RyanFaulk 2

One of the most common “white privilege” arguments is that police target blacks, and that the courts are biased against blacks. In this article I will show that the broad statistical data doesn’t support this. […]

Race and Voting

April 15, 2016 Francis 1

This post shows have Asians, Hispanics, and Blacks, have voted in US presidential and House elections over the last few decades. The first three table’s data comes from New York Times exit poll data. The fourth table’s data […]

Race and IQ Related Genes

April 15, 2016 Francis 1

Summary: Over the past 5 years, a variety of specific genes have been shown to influence IQ. Versions of these genes which lead to higher intelligence are consistently found to be more common in Whites […]

Poverty and Crime

April 15, 2016 Francis 6

Summary: Many people argue that economic variables such as poverty, unemployment, and income inequality, cause crime. Most studies do find that poor individuals have higher than average crime rates. However, many studies do not find that […]

Variation Within and Between Races

April 15, 2016 Francis 7

A common argument against the taxonomic validity of race is that there is more genetic variation within than between races and so races must not be genetically different enough to be subspecies. This argument comes […]

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