Leaming/ Pavlov-Thorndike-Hull-Eysenck/Reactive Inhibition/Serial Rote Learning/Looking Around for a Testable Hypothesis//IQ/ Terman/IQ Constancy/Twin Studies/Testing/Culture-Fair/Culture Loading/Test Bias/ Environment/Enrichment/Experience/Head Start/It's Very Much Like the Curve for Physical Height//The Controversy/Environment/Heredity/ Educability/Group Differences/A Product of Evolution/It Shouldn't Be Surprising to Find Variations/Prejudice/Ideological Bias/A Test of Psychology's Capabilities//Dysgenics/Meritocracy/Reactions to Shockley and Hermstein/A Summing Up/Think of Yourself in Terms of What You Are//
Dr. Jensen and I discuss the beginning of his career, as he worked in learning theory in the tradition of Hull. Influenced by the work of Eysenck, he investigated the ways in which personality differences relate to "work inhibitions" and then moved into the area of learning and intelligence measurement. Dr. Jensen describes his studies of intelligence, its determinants, and the methods available for measuring intelligence. Challenged by a problem encountered by a graduate student working with minority children, he attempted to develop a culture-fair method of measuring intelligence. This work led to a growing interest in the crucial problems of society today with its varying socioeconomic levels, and Dr. Jensen describes some of his efforts to understand and correct these inequities. We talk about the controversial HARVARD EDUCATIONAL REVIEW
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Publication information: Book title: The Making of Psychology:Discussions with Creative Contributors. Contributors: Richard I. Evans - Author. Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf. Place of publication: New York. Publication year: 1976. Page number: 54.
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