Education: I. Q. Control

One of the few fixed stars in the creed of orthodox psychologists is a belief that people are born with a certain degree of intelligence and are doomed to go through life with the same I. Q. Strange and heretical to these orthodox ones are reports that have come during the past six years from a little group of psychologists at Iowa's State University in Iowa City. Last week, before a conference of distinguished educators in Manhattan, Iowa's Psychologist George Dinsmore Stoddard laid astounding proofs supporting Iowa's heresy: that an individual's I. Q....

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