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Corruption or talent

It’s really either or; you either pick corruption or talent. The war on standardized testing is ultimately a war in favor of corruption and against talent. For when our ability to detect ability declines, our propensity to reward those with … Continue reading

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Speaking of correlations

Speaking of correlations, there’s apparently a very high correlation between the political affiliation of spouses. Correlation can be between -1 (opposites) and 1 (the same), and in psychology anything reaching .6 is considered massively important. Mates tend to be positively … Continue reading

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Mensa og eksklusivitet

Jeg har fortalt om dette offline før men takket være David Mitchell tænkte jeg at det var på tide at få ned på skrift. Oprindeligt startede det som en udløber af en diskussion om Amy Chua’s “tigermor” bog; om ens intelligens … Continue reading

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