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Maybe Not So Smart

Research into race and intelligence is best avoided, argues Stevens Institute of Technology's John Horgan in a blog post at Cross-Check.

"I oppose this research not only because of its potential to exacerbate racism, but also because the entire field of behavioral genetics has a horrendous track record, with a long string of sensational claims that turned out to be erroneous," he says.

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