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Jensen and Flynn

trailbee Wrote: Nov 27, 2012 1:07 PM
And that is such a shame, considering their heritage. I have a good friend who works as a Social Worker in the NM area school system. Her biggest stumbling blocks in trying to help Native students is the Hispanic administration who appear to despise their Native charges. It is an ethnic disaster.

Anyone who has followed the decades-long controversies over the role of genes in IQ scores will recognize the names of the two leading advocates of opposite conclusions on that subject-- Professor Arthur R. Jensen of the University of California at Berkeley and Professor James R. Flynn, an American expatriate at the University of Otago in New Zealand.

What is so unusual in the academic world of today is that Professor Flynn's latest book, "Are We Getting Smarter?" is dedicated to Arthur Jensen, whose integrity he praises, even as he opposes his conclusions. That is what scholarship and science are...

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