Intelligence - SES and DNA Stanford professor Lewis Terman:...

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Ch. 9 Pt. 1 University of Texas, Austin Psychology 301 SES and DNA Stanford professor Lewis Terman: “Are the inferior races really inferior, or are they merely unfortunate in their lack of opportunity to learn?” “Their dullness seems to be racial, or at least inherent in the family stocks from which they come.”
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Ch. 9 Pt. 1 University of Texas, Austin Psychology 301 SES and DNA Terman went on to suggest: “children of this group should be segregated into separate classes . . . They cannot master abstractions but they can often be made into efficient workers (Terman, 1916).”
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Ch. 9 Pt. 1 University of Texas, Austin Psychology 301 SES and DNA Is the suggestion that members of some racial groups score better than others on intelligence tests repugnant to you? How about the suggestion that a person’s intelligence is a product of his or her genes?
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Ch. 9 Pt. 1 University of Texas, Austin Psychology 301 Science Data show that intelligence is influenced by genes. Some groups do perform better than others on intelligence tests. However: the suggestion that genes cause some groups to out-perform others--NOT A FACT!
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Ch. 9 Pt. 1 University of Texas, Austin Psychology 301 What we know . . . All people are not born equal Unless they’re twins . . .
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Ch. 9 Pt. 1 University of Texas, Austin Psychology 301 Twins and Siblings Identical twins Monozygotic Twins who develop fro the splitting of a single egg that was fertilized by a single sperm Fraternal twins Dizygotic Twins who develop from two different eggs that were fertilized by two different sperm
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Ch. 9 Pt. 1 University of Texas, Austin Psychology 301 Small Genetic Differences Heritability coefficient A statistic (commonly denoted as h 2 ) that describes the proportion of the difference between people’s scores that can be explained by differences in their genetic makeup
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This note was uploaded on 08/24/2011 for the course PSY 301 taught by Professor Pennebaker during the Spring '07 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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