Sewal and Hauser Study

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Sewall and Hauser Study Nothing here is inconsistent with meritocracy. The best can still show what they can do in the labor market by showing what they can do in their academic work. Secondly: IT’S NOT IQ. IQ is not the same as talent, because talent is not purely genetic. Talent is a combination of many factors (will, practice, determination, and so forth). IQ is used early in the system to figure out where to place you. You, as a child, have to perform to stay where you are placed, and thus your ability starts to become more important. Economic activity- Negotiating at a car dealership. You may be 900 IQ points smarter than the person you’re negotiating with, but he practices negotiating day after day after day. Third point—Note the important of values. Success has a psychological basis. If you don’t believe in yourself, nothing is going to happen. If others don’t believe in you and don’t confirm your view, nothing is going to happen. It’s not so much whether you’re a great
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This note was uploaded on 04/29/2008 for the course SOCI 205 taught by Professor Evans during the Spring '08 term at Texas A&M.

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