The New Yorker – Archive

None of the Above

What I.Q. doesn’t tell you about race. If what I.Q. tests measure is immutable and innate, what explains the Flynn effect—the steady rise in scores across generations? 1. One Read more […]

No Mercy

Comment In 1925, a young American physicist was doing graduate work at Cambridge University, in England. He was depressed. He was fighting with his mother and had Read more […]