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Jensen and Flynn

mvaughan Wrote: Nov 27, 2012 10:36 PM
And you can't teach common sense to ANYBODY. You are born with it or not. I've always said, book smart is NOTHING compared to common sense. Information can be memorized, geniune intelligence cannot.

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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