This is the final post in a series of chapter summaries of the arguments made in my new book, Making Kids ClevererThe rest of the series can be found here.

And so, we finally reach the conclusion. Here I explicitly take on the arguments of Charles Murray and Richard Herrnstein in The Bell Curve. They argue that the normal distribution of intelligence across a population is more or less immutable and that “the story of attempts to raise intelligence is one of high hopes, flamboyant claims, and disappointing results.”

According to the data, they’re pretty much correct. Or at least, it would be correct to say that attempts…



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