Thomas Sowell’s Interesting Points on IQ

In his interview with Crowder, Sowell made at least four points I thought were interesting related to IQ, showing IQ to be more nurture and less genetic than previously thought: The first-born child has higher IQ than a later born child. The only child has a higher IQ than the average first-born child. Twins have … Read more Thomas Sowell’s Interesting Points on IQ

Why Grit Matters More Than IQ

“Hard work beats talent that doesn’t work hard.” That’s an old saying my coach would always tell the football team. That notion is captured by Duckworth’s equations in the early chapters of Grit: talent * effort = skill skill * effort = achievement Is IQ talent or skill? That’s actually a deeper question than it … Read more Why Grit Matters More Than IQ