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Assigning IQs to Freud and Jung

Psychology has taken to assigning IQs to people who have never taken IQ tests. Einstein only garners an IQ of 160, thus we have to put up with an article every week that declares a kid “smarter than Einstein”. Who … Continue reading

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CEOs and IQ Tests

I do think CEOs can be worth more than one employee. But taking a more scientific tack I suggest we check out the sometimes maligned studies of intelligence in psychology. An IQ is an Intelligence Quotient. It is the Mental … Continue reading

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We Need More of the Mentally Ill in Our Schools

I’m expecting that title to inflame some of you. Maybe then you will get the idea what the NRA did to me when they suggested the answer to school shootings is more guns in the schools. I came up with … Continue reading

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Give a Monkey a Brain and He’ll Swear He’s the Centre of the Universe

That’s not my title, it’s from a Fishbone album in the ’90s but it suits my post nicely. A long, long time ago in the eighties, I was thinking about what I want to do with my life as far … Continue reading

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New Improved Birth Order Theory

In the post All Psychologists are Lazy, I took umbrage with the state of birth order theory. I especially disliked that theory which stated 5th born children are the same as 1st born children and 6th born children are the … Continue reading

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