Race and Intelligence Reflection: This assignment is a scholarly and researched response to Jay Rushton’s racist arguments in the film provided. Your response MUST use the resources I provided in order to argue against Rushton’s claims about race and intelligence. Use the last 15 minutes of the film for the modernization discussion.
Length: 2 pages
1. 18 minutes in, the narrator has an interview with Jay Rushton, a psychologist who still argues that there is a biological hierarchy in intelligence. And the article “Why Genes Don’t Count (For Racial Differences in Health), explain why he is wrong. (His arguments suggest that you can identify race from skeletons and DNA, and that white and east Asian women produce larger brained babies). Why is brain size not relevant?
2. Discuss how modernization is impacting “intelligence” across the world using the information presented in the film Race and Intellifence: Science’s Last Taboo.
Assignment should reflect all style requirements listed in the syllabus and include your references in APA style.