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by Hannah Leitheiser

College Selection Part 2

#iq #intelligence #sociology #college

The Bell Curve: Intelligence and Class Structure in American Life

Richard J. Herrnstein, Charles Murray

1994

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2019-10-06

"In the course of the twentieth century, America opened the doors of its colleges wider than any ...other society in history could have imagined possible. This democratization of higher education has raised new barriers between people that may prove to be more divisive and intractable than the old ones. The 15-fold increase in the proportion of people getting college degrees from 1900-1990 is the most obvious result. Even more important,the students going to college were being selected ever more efficiently for their high IQ." - Richard J. Herrnstein, Charles Murray, The Bell Curve: Intelligence and Class Structure in American Life (1994)