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William D. Wallace, director of Harvard's health career program, resigned from the American Academy for the Advancement of Science this February when that prestigious organization voted to admit California psychologist Arthur Jensen, who has tried to correlate racial heritage and intelligence, to its ranks.
Charges that Cyril Burt, an English researcher who concluded that intelligence is over 80 per cent hereditary, faked his data did not faze Richard J. Herrnstein, professor of Psychology. Herrnstein, who used much of Burt's data to support his own work on I.Q. inheritance, said that many of Burt's experiments had been repeated later with more scientific validity, anyhow. You can find statistics for any theory, they say.
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