A retrospective on working on racial differences in intelligence by Richard Lynn.

A retrospective on working on racial differences in intelligence by Richard Lynn.

Original location here, apparently its a teaser for a special issue of psych coming out later this year. I am excited. It basically details how he got into doing this research, and the challenges presented by insane cathedralists who hate truth. Mild mannered researchers getting attacked, heckled and intimidated was…

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Who are stronger, men or women?

Who are stronger, men or women?

The following is an excerpt from the book “Smart and Sexy” by Roderick Kaine; a book mainly about the biological causes of sex differences in intelligence. However, it also branches out into to topics which are closely related culturally or politically. For example, the same cultural milieu which enables the…

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Many people would rather give themselves shocks than be alone with their thoughts for 15 minutes.

Many people would rather give themselves shocks than be alone with their thoughts for 15 minutes.

I recently came across a report on a series of studies which attempted to see how people handle a task where they are instructed to have no external distractions and to entertain themselves only using their own thought (Titled “Just think: the challenges of the disengaged mind”).  A disclaimer: Many social…

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Autistic children have hyper-masculinized faces

Autistic children have hyper-masculinized faces

In Smart and Sexy I spent some time going over what impact testosterone has on the different ways men and women think. An excerpt of this section of the book is available from altright.com: Cambridge university autism researcher Simon Baron-Cohen, the cousin of comedian Sacha Baron-Cohen, advances the idea that…

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Happy heuristic for the holidays [Polarity Shift #1]

Happy heuristic for the holidays [Polarity Shift #1]

A good heuristic for deciding how much to trust a claim about some group of humans is to exchange the groups (say with a find:replace command in word) with other groups and see if the change would result in a large swing in public perception. A large change in the…

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Women’s Olympic Soccer Team loses 0-7 playing teenage boys 14 years old (or younger)

Women’s Olympic Soccer Team loses 0-7 playing teenage boys 14 years old (or younger)

You can read about it here or here. Honestly, I am not particularly surprised by this outcome. In my soon to be released book on intellectual differences between the sexes (Titled “Smart and Sexy“), I spent a short time evaluating past research on the differences in strength, endurance, and other…

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“You are not open-minded”

“You are not open-minded”

I have had this post on the back burner for some time (I have a number of those actually). A while ago a thread on reddit talked about an extremely flawed study which found that black and white children raised in Germany after world war 2 had the same IQ.…

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