> Also: I remember a note in _Scientific American_ a few years back that
> chased through _Bell Curves_ citations, and found that they
> misrepresented the papers and studies cited -- or if Murray and
> what's-his-name didn't, the secondary source they used did. Does this
> ring a bell with anybody else?
Indeed it does.
Scientific American Debunks THE BELL CURVE: INTELLIGENCE AND CLASS STRUCTURE IN AMERICAN LIFE
By Richard J. Herrnstein and Charles Murray. Free Press, 1994 ($30).
By LEON J. KAMIN -- professor of psychology at Northeastern University in Boston.
appeared in SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN February 1995 Volume 272 Number 2 Pages 99-103
A copy can be found at:
as part of the Race Man's Debunker website (http://www.panix.com/~mbowen/rm/debunk/) which has a whole section on the Bell Curve.
A more extensive version was published in "The Bell Curve Debate," edited by Russell Jacoby and Naomi Glauberman.
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