ERIC Number: ED037519
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1969-Sep
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Education, Ethnicity, Genetics and Intelligence. Jensenism: Another Excuse for Failure to Educate.
Gordon, Edmund W., Ed.
IRCD Bulletin, v5 n4, Fall 1969
This issue of the IRCD Bulletin is devoted to commentaries on an article by Arthur R. Jensen on the nature-nurture controversy in a recent number of "Harvard Educational Review." Contents of the Bulletin are comprised of the following: "Education, Ethnicity, Genetics and Intelligence; Jensenism: Another Excuse for Failure to Educate" (Edmund W. Gordon); "What Jensen Article?" (Carol Lopate and Edmund W. Gordon); "A Comment on the Jensen Essay" (Benjamin S. Bloom); a statement by the Council of the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues entitled "Psychologists Comment on Current IQ Controversy, Heredity versus Environment"; "A Flaw in Jensen's Use of Heritability Data" (Allan C. Goldstein); "On Jensen's Report: Statement on Race Differences in Intelligence, Occasioned by Arthur Jensen's Article" (Psychologists for Social Action); "How Can We Respond Effectively?" (Howard E. Gruber); and "Selected Bibliographies" of works relating to the nature-nurture issue. [This issue of the IRCD Bulletin also contains the article "Behavior-Genetic Analysis and Its Biosocial Consequences," by Jerry Hirsch (reprinted from the February, 1970 number of "Seminars in Psychiatry") which, however, is not reproduced. Copies of the IRCD Bulletin containing this article may be obtained from the ERIC Information Retrieval Center on the Disadvantaged, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, N.Y. 10027.] (RJ)
Descriptors: Behavior Development, Compensatory Education, Disadvantaged Youth, Environmental Influences, Ethnic Relations, Genetics, Heredity, Intelligence Differences, Intelligence Tests, Psychological Studies, Psychological Testing, Racial Characteristics, Research Methodology, Social Influences, Social Psychology
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Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: ERIC Clearinghouse on Urban Education, New York, NY.