#302 – Richard Haier: IQ Tests, Human Intelligence, and Group Differences

Richard Haier is a psychologist specializing in the science of human intelligence. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors:
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Here’s the timestamps for the episode. On some podcast players you should be able to click the timestamp to jump to that time.
(00:00) – Introduction
(08:06) – Measuring human intelligence
(22:34) – IQ tests
(45:23) – College entrance exams
(53:59) – Genetics
(59:58) – Enhancing intelligence
(1:07:27) – The Bell Curve
(1:19:58) – Race differences
(1:39:11) – Bell curve criticisms
(1:48:21) – Intelligence and life success
(1:57:57) – Flynn effect
(2:02:49) – Nature vs nuture
(2:29:42) – Testing artificial intelligence
(2:41:46) – Advice
(2:45:53) – Mortality