Christopher X J. Jensen
Associate Professor, Pratt Institute

NPR drops dumb Bell Curve segment

Posted 03 May 2012 / 5

This morning, National Public Radio’s Morning Edition featured a segment entitled “Put Away The Bell Curve: Most Of Us Aren’t ‘Average’“. I am generally vigilant about stories which make broad claims about human traits and their genetic and environmental underpinnings, and this particular segment triggered my alarms to scream. Analyzing a new study on “academics writing papers, Read More

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