By J. Philippe Rushton

Utilizing proof from psychology, anthropology, sociology and different medical disciplines, this ebook indicates that there are no less than 3 organic races (subspecies) of guy Orientals (i.e., Mongoloids or Asians), Blacks (i.e., Negroids or Africans), and Whites (i.e., Caucasoids or Europeans). There are recognizable profiles for the 3 significant racial teams on mind dimension, intelligence, character and temperament, sexual habit, and premiums of fertility, maturation and durability. The profiles demonstrate that, ON regular, Orientals and their descendants all over the world fall at one finish of the continuum, Blacks and their descendants all over the world fall on the different finish of the continuum, Europeans usually fall in among. This world wide trend implies evolutionary and genetic, instead of simply social, political, monetary, or cultural reasons.

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Sc. D. (1973) in social psychology from the London School of Economics and Political Science, I was not aware at the time how much my thinking was influenced by this unique amalgam of evolutionary biology, behavioral genet­ ics, psychometrics, and neuroscience. Until 1980 I pursued my primary re­ search trajectory in social learning theory. However, the discussion about the genetics of intelligence and the biological basis of behavior that occurred there stimulated vital thoughts that might not have happened elsewhere.

Others described physiological, maturational, and other behavioral differences among the races (Eysenck, 1971; Jensen, 1973; R. Lynn, 1987). Q. Wilson & Hermstein, 1985), per­ sonality (RE. Vernon, 1982), family structure (Moynihan, 1965), and health and longevity (Polednak, 1989). The present book explores these and other variables in detail. It includes extensive evidence from (a) Mongoloid samples (one-third of the world’s population), (b) Negroid samples from other than the United States (most black people live in postcolonial Africa), and (c) multifarious characteristics in ad­ dition to mental ability.

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