The IQ Myth (1975)

16 Dec
Producer  Produced by Peter Poor for CBS News; released by Carousel Films.
Contributors  Narrated by Dan Rather
Length  51 min
B&W/Color  color
UO Library Catalog description:  Describes standard I.Q. tests, shows how they have been used in the past, and examines their use today. Discusses the controversy surrounding the tests and some of the abuses that have accompanied the tests. Narrated by Dan Rather
Call # FILM Mc218
Genre  documentary
Rare  no
Online  no
Copyright status  protected
Physical condition  fair
Oregon-related  no


This CBS Report was very controversial at its time for how it claimed that IQ essentially doesn’t exist and that IQ tests have been misused. It has been cited in numerous scholarly articles about IQ, and continues to be mentioned in the blogosphere.

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