Planning for Higher Education Journal

The Great Disturbance About Intelligence

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From Volume 23 Number 3 | Spring 1995
By Robert A. Gordon

Subtitles: The book's reception; Watchdogs and escaping cats; Down at the roots; Reification or reality?; Are there several intelligences?; Genes versus the environment; America's new class structure; And in closing... Pull quotes: "Equality of opportunity is creating a radically new class structure." " what I find most revealing is the almost uniform rejection of the book's findings." "The Bell Curve has exposed a mighty clash between two great paradigms." "As the number of items increases something truly remarkable happens." "Far more than social background, IQ determines which youths will never receive a high school diploma." "Colleges now identify and select the best minds for high positions."

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