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Genes, Brains, and Human PotentialThe Science and Ideology of Intelligence$
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Ken Richardson

Print publication date: 2017

Print ISBN-13: 9780231178426

Published to Columbia Scholarship Online: January 2019

DOI: 10.7312/columbia/9780231178426.001.0001

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Summary and Conclusions

Summary and Conclusions

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Genes, Brains, and Human Potential

Ken Richardson

Columbia University Press

Chapter 12 is a summary of the main points in each chapter. It suggests how we can dispel the fatalism, pessimism, and sheer “bad science”, engendered by genetic and brain reductionist approaches; and how the vast majority of humans will be constitutionally “good enough” for participation in all spheres of social existence, dependent upon developmental opportunities.

Keywords:   Intelligence, systems, genes, brains, cognition, development, evolution

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