The question is not whether IQ can be substantially affected by the environment. The question is whether IQ can be substantially positively affected in a lasting fashion after age AHRA, the average human retardation adjustment.
Good luck with that. Nobody -of importance- has ever said that you cannot train to score more in IQ tests. In fact, the older the individuals get, the more they re-approach their base IQ if they stop working on it. Hayden Smith That is utterly beside the point. I was talking about both formal education and the informal sort everyone gets in the course of living their lives.
Someone in the inner city who has grown up poor in a violent neighborhood will not get the same stimulus, the same medical care or the same nutrition that someone born into a stable middle-class environment will. Ditto if one simply grows up seriously malnourished, or was born to an alcoholic mother, or.
It always amazes me that so many people are willing to concede that a bad environment can stunt physical growth but turn on a dime when the issue is IQ—especially when the issue is IQ differences between economic or racial groups.
But there are other factors, as well. When IQ tests first came in, they were applied to, among others, Eastern European Jews—who were found to average out as subnormal.
I appreciate the information.
Thanks, I guess we are never too old to learn. Reg That was the first time in history, and the last, that Jews were accused of being stupid. As for American blacks, their neighborhoods may be a tad unkempt, but by world standards they are amazingly rich.
Big-city libraries are far better stocked than suburban ones, and there is no charge to use them. Hard—Truth These foolish statements of yours have no merit. You know nothing about what goes on in schools. You are living in a fantasy world. Hard—Truth Blacks growing up in upper class homes experience the same one standard deviation deficiency compared to their white peers, as other blacks in lower classes.
Your argument about environment, is a losing argument.
What do they measure? Proficiency at playing marbles? And why in a short span of time do SE Asian boat people outperform blacks who have lived in this country for centuries? Then take for yourself the advice you give in your final paragraph.
Hard—Truth Bad news for you ericlipps, you are an ignorant fool. As it happens, I actually do know something about intelligence testing.
You think talking about something that happened almost a century ago is a good anti-IQ test argument? Using dangerous levels of x-rays, and other counterporductive practices a hundred years ago, is a reason to condemn what doctors do now?
Based on your repeated ignorant comments, it is unlikely you even know the original purpose of the first IQ test. You would have to use google, to find out.
You libtards think a leftist ideology is sufficient to suffuse yourselves with knowledge and wisdom. In that, you are completely misguided. Your references to physics and medicine are non sequiturs look it up.
And as it happens, I do know the original purpose of IQ tests which, for all I know, you looked up on Google: Others, doing research on intelligence, also know it. Your putative knowledge about the purpose of the original test of mental ability is, …… wrong.
Try googling Alfred Binet. That was a later development.Psychologists have long debated how to best conceptualize and measure intelligence (Sternberg, ). These questions include how many types of intelligence there are, the role of nature versus nurture in intelligence, how intelligence is represented in the brain, and the meaning of group differences in intelligence.
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