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The Rising Curve: Long-Term Gains in IQ and Related Measures (APA Science Volumes)

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For a long time now, intelligence and achievement tests have been cast as the bearers of bad news. In The Bell Curve, for example, Richard Herrnstein and Charles Murray argue that there are sharp limits on the intelligence of most of the population; they also note that the test scores of several minority groups have been chronically low. But the trends documented here, in The Rising Curve, tell a very different story. Intelligence test scores are going up everywhere in the world, and the Black-White gap in the school achievement of American children has closed substantially in recent years. This volume establishes these encouraging trends beyond any doubt, and explores what they may mean.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781557985033
Subtitle:
Long-Term Gains in IQ and Related Measures
Editor:
Neisser, Ulric
Editor:
Neisser, Ulric
Other:
Neisser
Publisher:
American Psychological Association (APA)
Location:
Washington, DC :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
History
Subject:
Afro-americans
Subject:
Educational Psychology
Subject:
Cognitive Psychology
Subject:
Intellect
Subject:
Intellect -- Genetic aspects.
Subject:
Intelligence levels -- History -- 20th century.
Subject:
African Americans - Intelligence levels
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Series:
APA Science Volumes
Publication Date:
January 1998
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
415
Dimensions:
9.28x6.39x1.26 in. 1.94 lbs.

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