Race and Intelligence

Type of psychology: Biological bases of behavior; intelligence and intelligence testing Fields of study: Biological influences on learning; general issues in intelligence; intelligence assessment

The relationship between race and intelligence has long been the subject of heated debate among social scientists. At issue is whether intelligence is an inherited trait or is primarily attributable to environmental influences.

Key concepts

• intelligence quotient (IQ) tests

• nature versus nurture

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