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    purpose of this paper is to look at the difference between race and the intelligence quotient of the different ethnicities. This study is not meant to offend anyone, the results are based off of independent studies and the self-supporting scientific evidence. The discussion of race and IQ is a despised topic in today’s society, due to individuals classifying the study as scientific racism. Therefore, the question comes if we should even pursue and see if there is a noticeable difference. I believe we should, not to use it to further discriminate, but just to help further understand the human body. There have been differences found, since the first world war when the army tested soldiers. Then there was a study of 6 million people who were…

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    A scientific controversy is a disagreement between scientists, this argument may involve differences in their data findings, which is their biggest supporters when it comes to backing up their ideas/ their argument. One of the biggest scientific controversies is the race and intelligence theory. This theory has been debated between scientists since IQ testing started in the early 1900s and still continues to be debated today because scientists have been unable to find enough evidence that…

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    December 2015 Correlation Between Race and Intelligence When a person looks at another person, are they quick to assume how intelligent they are based on their appearance or race? Some of us may say no but, most of us are all guilty of stereotyping a person based on their race at one point or another. No matter what they have heard from anyone, people should never judge a book by its cover. Assuming someone 's intelligence based on just their race is like assuming how nice someone is based on…

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    Title of Paper There have been studies on the impacts of socioeconomic statuses (SES) across the nation and world for decades. There has yet to be concrete evidence in the studies conducted to pinpoint key factors such as crime rates, criminal recidivism and, intelligence or cognitive differences. It has yet to be researched in this country as to whether or not a family’s’ SES influences their intelligence quotient (IQ) and to what degree (higher or lower) that influence has on their IQ.…

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    Eysenck’s goal for the study of human intelligence was to make it more scientific. Eysenck’s approach to human intelligence was “objective, quantitative, analytical and biological” while at this time period the study of intelligence was merely “a branch of applied psychometric technology” (Jensen 89). Eysenck’s approach to intelligence was scientifically based, and with that Eysenck explained intelligence like concepts in physical science; for example, like mass “they only ‘exist’ as concepts,…

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    human brain’s intelligence can be altered. Through a brain surgery, and with a few tweaks to the brain tissue, a 37 year old with an IQ of 68 named Charles Gordon’s intelligence has been increased. The question at hand is whether or not the operation was beneficial to the candidate. Prior to the experiment, the candidate takes multiple Rorschach tests. He also takes part in maze races with a mouse that already had the experiment performed on it. Although the results are somewhat…

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    socially formed views of race, I can relate to three of the four main identity stages of Cross’s theory perspectives. For example, at the age of eight I lived in an all-white neighborhood and was in the pre-encounter stage until a couple of little girls in school called me the “n” word. According to this theory, this experience quickly moved me into the encounter stage. Where once the ability to relate to everyone, indifference to race, this experience shattered the relevance of my not so yet…

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    Charlie Gordon is the main character in the story “Flowers for Algernon”. He’s a 37 year-old adult with an IQ of 68. He is mentally challenged but he desperately wants to be smart. Charlie is asked to have a surgery that the doctors think will make him smarter but the results are not guaranteed. Charlie will do anything to gain more intelligence and therefore agrees to have the surgery and take part in the scientists’ experimentation on him and his advances. Charlie’s surgery does in fact…

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    quick to share after having the opportunity to overhear the doctors debate about potentially dismantling him. LVX shares that in his dream there were no humans and that their world was governed only by the law the robots must protect their own existence. It is an understatement to say that Dr. Rash was successful in her attempt to give LVX a more human-like mind. Similar to those at Marionettes Inc., Dr. Rash managed to create what was much more an individual than a robot. With his admissions…

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    The Assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King took pace in 1968. Jane Elliot, a third-grade teacher, decided to conduct an experiment with her students on race, discrimination and bigotry. During her experiment, she decided to split her students in to two section, which were the blue and brown eye groups. Elliot than decided that the blue eye go first on the first day of her experiment. They were the superior groups for that day, they had all the privileges. Example they were allowed seconds at…

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