The Zombie Theory of Genetic Intelligence

FORUM - ISSN 0963-8253
Volume 61 Number 1 (2019)

The Zombie Theory of Genetic Intelligence
TERRY WRIGLEY, pages 77-82
DOI: 10.15730/forum.2019.61.1.77


The notion that 'intelligence' or 'ability' is genetically inherited refuses to die. This article reviews the way such a notion has long been used to justify inequality in society, and considers the methodological failings and deceptions, and the interpretative blind spots, of those who advance the heritability of 'intelligence' as a basis for understanding people's learning.

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TERRY WRIGLEY, (2019) The Zombie Theory of Genetic Intelligence, FORUM, 61(1), 77-82.

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