September 29, 1995
Association Issues Report on Research on Intelligence
When The Bell Curve hit the streets last fall, many people were outraged by what they took to be its suggestion that the intelligence of blacks may be inherently inferior to that of whites.
Psychologists were troubled by something else as well: the suggestion, in the debate following publication, that we know precisely what intelligence is.
In response to the book and the uproar it caused, the American Psychological Association has just issued a report called