2 hrs 51 min

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

    • Technology

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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EPISODE LINKS:

Richard's Twitter: https://twitter.com/rjhaier

Richard's Website: https://richardhaier.com/

Documents & Articles:

1. Child IQ and survival to 79: https://ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5491698/

2. Study of Mathematically Precocious Youth: https://my.vanderbilt.edu/smpy/files/2013/02/DoingPsychScience2006.pdf

Books:

1. The Neuroscience of Intelligence: https://amzn.to/3n50DcC

2. The Book of Five Rings: https://amzn.to/3y4Xcc6

3. The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich: https://amzn.to/3zPAW7q

4. Flowers for Algernon: https://amzn.to/3OfRKZS

5. The Bell Curve: https://amzn.to/3Ng4RJe

6. The Mismeasure of Man: https://amzn.to/3N9IkxB

7. Human Diversity: https://amzn.to/3O7Trsc

8. Facing Reality: https://amzn.to/3bfzqkX



PODCAST INFO:

Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast

Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr

Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8

RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/

YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman

YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips



SUPPORT & CONNECT:

- Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast

- Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman

- Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman

- Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman

- LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman

- Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman

- Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman



OUTLINE:

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

Richard Haier is a psychologist specializing in the science of human intelligence. Please support this podcast by checking out our sponsors:

- Calm: https://calm.com/lex to get 40% off

- Linode: https://linode.com/lex to get $100 free credit

- BiOptimizers: http://www.magbreakthrough.com/lex to get 10% off

- SimpliSafe: https://simplisafe.com/lex and use code LEX

- MasterClass: https://masterclass.com/lex to get 15% off



EPISODE LINKS:

Richard's Twitter: https://twitter.com/rjhaier

Richard's Website: https://richardhaier.com/

Documents & Articles:

1. Child IQ and survival to 79: https://ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5491698/

2. Study of Mathematically Precocious Youth: https://my.vanderbilt.edu/smpy/files/2013/02/DoingPsychScience2006.pdf

Books:

1. The Neuroscience of Intelligence: https://amzn.to/3n50DcC

2. The Book of Five Rings: https://amzn.to/3y4Xcc6

3. The Rise and Fall of the Third Reich: https://amzn.to/3zPAW7q

4. Flowers for Algernon: https://amzn.to/3OfRKZS

5. The Bell Curve: https://amzn.to/3Ng4RJe

6. The Mismeasure of Man: https://amzn.to/3N9IkxB

7. Human Diversity: https://amzn.to/3O7Trsc

8. Facing Reality: https://amzn.to/3bfzqkX



PODCAST INFO:

Podcast website: https://lexfridman.com/podcast

Apple Podcasts: https://apple.co/2lwqZIr

Spotify: https://spoti.fi/2nEwCF8

RSS: https://lexfridman.com/feed/podcast/

YouTube Full Episodes: https://youtube.com/lexfridman

YouTube Clips: https://youtube.com/lexclips



SUPPORT & CONNECT:

- Check out the sponsors above, it's the best way to support this podcast

- Support on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/lexfridman

- Twitter: https://twitter.com/lexfridman

- Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/lexfridman

- LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/lexfridman

- Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/lexfridman

- Medium: https://medium.com/@lexfridman



OUTLINE:

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

2 hrs 51 min

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