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Source: Mankind Quarterly
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1. Meisenberg, Gerhard
Intellectual Growth during Late Adolescence: Effects of Sex and Race
Mankind Quarterly 50,1-2 (Fall-Winter 2009): 138-184.
Also: http://www.mankindquarterly.org/fall_winter2009_meisenberg.html
Cohort(s): NLSY79
Publisher: Council for Social and Economic Studies
Keyword(s): Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB); Gender Differences; I.Q.; Intelligence; Racial Differences

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Group differences in intelligence depend on the age at which the cognitive test is administered. Using data from the NLSY79 in the United States, this study analyzes scores on the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB). The rise in scores on ASVAB subtests, IQ and g is essentially linear from age 15 to 23. The rise is greater for males than females, a difference that is statistically significant (p<.01) for g in the white but not the black group. The rate of age-dependent score increases is considerably greater in Whites than Blacks (p<.001). Possible causes of these age trends are investigated.
Bibliography Citation
Meisenberg, Gerhard. "Intellectual Growth during Late Adolescence: Effects of Sex and Race." Mankind Quarterly 50,1-2 (Fall-Winter 2009): 138-184.
2. Meisenberg, Gerhard
Kaul, Anubhav
Effects of Sex, Race, Ethnicity and Marital Status on the Relationship between Intelligence and Fertility
Mankind Quarterly 1,3 (Spring 2010): 151-187.
Also: http://www.mankindquarterly.org/samples/Meisenberg.pdf
Cohort(s): NLSY79
Publisher: Council for Social and Economic Studies
Keyword(s): Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB); Fertility; Gender Differences; Intelligence; Marital Status; Racial Differences

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A negative relationship between intelligence and fertility in the United States has been described repeatedly, but little is known about the mechanisms that are responsible for this effect. Using data from the NLSY79, we investigate this issue separately for Blacks, non-Hispanic Whites and Hispanics. The major findings are: (1) Differential fertility would reduce the average IQ of the American population by up to 1.2 points per generation in the absence of migration and environmental changes; (2) About 0.4 points of the effect is caused by selection within racial and ethnic groups, and the rest is caused by between-group selection; (3) Differential fertility by intelligence is greatest in Hispanics and smallest in non-Hispanic Whites; (4) The fertility-reducing effect of intelligence is greater in females than males; (5) The IQ-fertility relationship is far stronger for unmarried than married people, especially females; (5) High intelligence does not reduce the desire for children; (6) High intelligence does not reduce the likelihood of marriage; (7) Education is the principal mediator of the IQ effect for married women.
Bibliography Citation
Meisenberg, Gerhard and Anubhav Kaul. "Effects of Sex, Race, Ethnicity and Marital Status on the Relationship between Intelligence and Fertility." Mankind Quarterly 1,3 (Spring 2010): 151-187.
3. Miller, Edward M.
Race, Socioeconomic Variables, and Intelligence: A Review and Extension of the Bell Curve
Mankind Quarterly 35,3, (Spring 1995): 267-291
Cohort(s): Children of the NLSY79, NLSY79
Publisher: Mankind Quarterly
Keyword(s): Genetics; I.Q.; Income Level; Intelligence; Intelligence Tests; Poverty; Racial Differences; Socioeconomic Factors; Socioeconomic Status (SES)

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A review essay on a book by Richard J. Herrnstein and Charles Murray, The Bell Curve: Intelligence and Class Structure in American Life (New York: The Free Press, 1994. Drawing on data from the US National Longitudinal Survey of Youth, Herrnstein and Murray contend that intelligence is more important than socioeconomic status (SES) in affecting social variables, e.g., income, poverty, crime, and illegitimacy. Herrnstein and Murray also explore the intellectual difference between the races, arguing that IQ tests are not racially biased, blacks have lower IQ scores than whites, and those of low intelligence end up with low SES. Herrnstein and Murray conclude that the US is increasingly divided into a cognitive elite and a mass of ordinary citizens. It is argued that, although they use somewhat dated sources, Herrnstein and Murray offer a superior discussion of the role of intelligence in modern society and racial differences in IQ scores. Here, discussion also includes some recent scientific work that links racial difference in intelligence to genetics. 2 Figures, 46 References. S. Davies (Copyright 1995, Sociological Abstracts, Inc., all rights reserved.)
Bibliography Citation
Miller, Edward M. "Race, Socioeconomic Variables, and Intelligence: A Review and Extension of the Bell Curve." Mankind Quarterly 35,3, (Spring 1995): 267-291.