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Sorry, But Your Soul Just Died

From The Guardian, Feb. 21, 2016: Did Tom Wolfe’s bold predictions about human nature come true? Twenty years ago, Tom Wolfe made predictions about how advances in neuroscience would transform our understanding of human behaviour. So, how much did he … Continue reading

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Declining Global IQ

John Walker writes: That is the thesis explored by this insightful book, which is packed with enough “hate facts” to detonate the head of any bien pensant academic or politician. I define a “hate fact” as something which is indisputably … Continue reading

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The Dark Side Of Psychometry

Kyle Rowland writes (PDF version with pictures): As we came to understand human mental characteristics better, the obvious move was to apply this understanding to improve society. However, with every step towards practical application, sophistication was lost. Where the rubber … Continue reading

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At Our Wits’ End: Why We’re Becoming Less Intelligent and What it Means for the Future

Here are some excerpts from this new book: …intelligence is a vital predictor of life outcomes, correlating with school results at 0.7, university performance at 0.5, and postgraduate performance at 0.4. It correlates with salary at 0.3 and is an … Continue reading

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How to Judge People by What They Look Like

Edward emails: “I’ve done a book called “How to Judge People By What They Look Like’ which brings together the mass of evidence for the accuracy of physiognomy which mostly passed under the radar for fear of offending PC. My … Continue reading

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