History/Culture

Race and IQ: Mixed Populations

Originally Published on The Alternative Hypothesis One argument for heredetarianism (the view that genes are an important cause of racial IQ differences) is that, around the world, mixed-race populations have IQs, or other standardized test scores, that are intermediate between the two races they are a mixture of. Of course it’s messy, and we’re relying… Continue reading Race and IQ: Mixed Populations

History/Culture

Human Races are Real: Race is a Valid Scientific Category

This article was originally published on The Alternative Hypothesis In this post I am going to argue that human races exist, look at the most common arguments I hear in favor of race denialism, and explain why, ultimately, I think they are mistaken. It is somewhat misleading to talk about whether or not races are… Continue reading Human Races are Real: Race is a Valid Scientific Category

History/Culture

Race and IQ: The Case For Genes

Originally published on TheAlternativeHypothesis.org This article will lay out the basic case for “hereditarianism” or the view that genes are an important cause of racial IQ differences. At this point, you may already be thinking something like “no reputable scientist would ever think this!”, “Race doesn’t even exist!”, “IQ tests are culturally biased and don’t… Continue reading Race and IQ: The Case For Genes