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Intelligence: Ethical Debates about the Search for IQ Quantitative Trait Loci

  1. David King

Published Online: 15 SEP 2006

DOI: 10.1002/9780470015902.a0005876

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How to Cite

King, D. 2006. Intelligence: Ethical Debates about the Search for IQ Quantitative Trait Loci. eLS. .

Author Information

  1. Human Genetics Alert, London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 SEP 2006

Abstract

This article focuses on arguments about the acceptability of research dedicated to isolating specific genes which may influence IQ. It also surveys other public controversies in the UK about behavioral genetics.

Keywords:

  • IQ;
  • behavior;
  • eugenics;
  • ethics;
  • public perceptions