Educational Differences (RLE Edu L)

By Arthur Jensen

© 2012 – Routledge

468 pages

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About the Book

Among particular issues discussed in this book are the problems of the cultural disadvantaged, the problems of devising psychological tests which are not biased towards any particular culture, the problems of minority groups of children in education and the relationship between heritability and teachability.


Table of Contents

Acknowledgements. Preface. 1. Hierarchical Theories of Mental Ability. 2. The Culturally Disadvataged: Psychological and Educational Aspects. 3. Understanding Readiness. 4. The Role of Verbal Mediation in Mental Development. 5. Another Look at Culture-Fair Testing. 6. Selection of Minority Students in Higher Education. 7. Do Schools Cheat Minority Children? 8. Varieties of Individual Differences in Learning. 9. Can We and Should We Study Race Differences? 10. The Heritability of Intelligence. References. Indices.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
EDUCATION / Educational Psychology