8. Intelligence Quotient - and the Black/White IQ Gap

  1. James R. Flynn

Published Online: 8 AUG 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118314999.ch8

How to Improve Your Mind: Twenty Keys to Unlock the Modern World

How to Improve Your Mind: Twenty Keys to Unlock the Modern World

How to Cite

Flynn, J. R. (2012) Intelligence Quotient - and the Black/White IQ Gap, in How to Improve Your Mind: Twenty Keys to Unlock the Modern World, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118314999.ch8

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 8 AUG 2012
  2. Published Print: 27 JUL 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781119944768

Online ISBN: 9781118314999

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Keywords:

  • IQ, and the black/white IQ gap;
  • correlations and regression to the mean;
  • elite universities, and standardized tests in screening students;
  • elite group criterion, understanding the criteria in selection;
  • knowing traits of a atypical sample;
  • IQ advantage, as denoting blacks with the highest white ancestry;
  • regression and race, and the IQ debate;
  • regression to the mean, artifact of selecting an atypical part;
  • sampling artifacts, the actual causes not affecting the real

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Correlations and Regression to the Mean

  • Uses and Abuses of Regression

  • Regression and Race

  • Regression not a Cause

  • Reference