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Gherush92, Committee for Human Rights is a scientific not-for-profit independent research organization and has been granted the special consultative status with un Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC). In these days their campaign is stirring the debate about how and when to apply criteria of political correctness. XXX, a well known Dantist and member of ISSNAF, gives his/her perspective."

 

How far does "politically correct" go

  Il Professor Richard Lynn nel n. 38 della rivista “Intelligence” (2010) ha affermato che gli Italiani del Nord sono più intelligenti degli Italiani del Sud, motivo in grado di spiegare le notevoli differenze in termini di reddito, successo e istruzione. A questo tema e alle discussioni che ne sono scaturite abbiamo dedicato il nostro dibattito.  

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Richard Lynn
Richard Lynn
Professor Emeritus of Psychology, University of Ulster
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Richard Lynn
Professor Emeritus of Psychology, University of Ulster

  There is still no consistant agreement on what counts as IQ or not (i.e. just reasoning abilities, or do spatial abilities count? Or verbal abilities (which are more similar to fact learning rather than adaptable intelligence)).

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Emilio Bizzi
Emilio Bizzi
Institute Professor at MIT
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Emilio Bizzi
Institute Professor at MIT

  I don't believe that intelligence can be acurately measured because all tests and exams etc have a bias of the person who designs the test.

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Resources

Books
Richard Lynn and Tatu Vanhanen, IQ and the Wealth of Nations, 2002, Praeger/Greenwood
Richard Lynn (1996 and 2011). Dysgenics: Genetic Deterioration in Modern Populations. Praeger Publishers. ISBN 0-275-94917-6.
Richard Lynn (2001). Eugenics: A Reassessment. Praeger Publishers. ISBN 0-275-95822-1.
Richard Lynn and Tatu Vanhanen, IQ and Global Inequality, 2006

References
^ Psychology Research Institute
^ a b Richard Lynn
^ Call for re-think on eugenics BBCNews Friday, 26 April 2002
^ Gottfredson, Linda (13 December 1994). Mainstream Science on Intelligence. p A18.
^ Intelligence[1] and Personality and Individual Differences[2] publisher's pages.
^ William H. Tucker, The funding of scientific racism: Wickliffe Draper and the Pioneer Fund, University of Illinois Press, 2002. Page 214

 

 

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Intelligence can be measured
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La riduzione dei fenomeni complessi ai loro costituenti elementari una caratteristica distintiva della scienza
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L'investimento nella cultura in Italia in questo momento di crisi strategico prioritario
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