How Do Psychologists Explain IQ Differences Among Groups? Hereditarian arguments maintain that intelligence is substantially influenced by genetics This is NATURE ======================================== Environmental approaches argue that intelligence can be dramatically shaped by influences such as Health Economics Education This is NUTURE
Heritability and Group Differences Research with twins and adopted children shows genetic influences on a wide range of attributes, including intelligence Research has also shown that racial and class differences in IQ scores can be eliminated by environmental changes
Social Class Affects IQ in terms of nutrition, health care, education. Head Start Program Provides an enriched environment for disadvantaged children. Test Biases Can increase or decrease test scores.
A "handkerchief head" is: (a) a cool cat (b) a porter (c) an Uncle Tom (d) a hoddi (e) a preacher. Which word is most out of place here? (a) splib (b) blood (c) gray (d) spook (e) black.
T-Bone Walker got famous for playing what? (a) trombone (b) piano (c) "T-flute" (d) guitar (e) "hambone." "Bird" or "Yardbird" was the "jacket" that jazz lovers from coast to coast hung on: (a) Lester Young (b) Peggy Lee (c) Benny Goodman, (d) Charlie Parker (e) "Birdman of Alcatraz."