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Q: white iq ( Answered 5 out of 5 stars,   2 Comments )
Subject: white iq
Category: Miscellaneous
Asked by: jeraboo-ga
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Posted: 29 Oct 2006 01:15 PDT
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Question ID: 778014
What is the approximate average IQ of Americans who identify
themselves as non-hispanic caucasians/white?
Subject: Re: white iq
Answered By: rainbow-ga on 29 Oct 2006 02:01 PST
Rated:5 out of 5 stars
Hi jeraboo,

According to my research, the average IQ of a white American is 100-105.

"Dr. William Shockley is a professor at Stanford University in Calif.
Basically the following constitute his views after many years of
painstaking study and research.
Major Findings of Dr. Shockley:
* Historically, blacks have an I.Q. 15 points lower than that of the
average White. The difference is due to heredity and not environment.
*... People with the low I.Q. of '80 make up a majority of the prison
population of America. (Average White I.Q. is 105).
People with the low I.Q. of '80 make up a majority of the prison
population of America. (Average White I.Q. is 105)."

"...Asians have one of the highest average IQ's in the world. The
average Asian American IQ is approximately 120, whilst the Average
Caucasian American is approximately 100..."

"In the United States, what little discussion there is about racial
differences revolves around intelligence. Study after study has
consistently shown that the average black IQ test score is 15 to 18
points lower than the white average. It appears that the gap starts at
about 15 points in childhood and widens to as much as 20 points in
adulthood. The gap has remained unchanged for 70 years?ever since IQ
tests were first given to large numbers of Americans."
"Despite overlapping intelligence distributions, only 16 percent of
blacks have IQs of more than 100, the white average. Whites are six to
eight times more likely to have scores in the ?gifted? range of 135
and higher, whereas blacks are six to eight times more likely to have
scores in the ?retarded? range of 70 or lower. At the very highest,
genius level IQ scores, blacks are hardly to be found at all."

Source:Race and Intelligence: The Evidence

"The average white IQ is 100; the average American black IQ is 85; the
average African black IQ is 70..." 

These sites may also interest you:

Wikipedia: Race and Intelligence

Black-White-East Asian IQ differences at least 50% genetic, major law
review journal concludes
Innovations Report

Search criteria:
"average IQ" American caucasians
average IQ American white OR caucasians "100..110"

I hope this is helpful.

Best regards,
jeraboo-ga rated this answer:5 out of 5 stars

Subject: Re: white iq
From: probonopublico-ga on 29 Oct 2006 01:28 PST
< 20 (at the most)
Subject: Re: white iq
From: afrocheese-ga on 29 Oct 2006 02:19 PST
You may want to consider some of the flaws with IQ tests as they
spread across genders/races/cultures.  It's interesting and

You should know the average IQ is, by definition, 100.  

IQ isn't equivalent to success in life.  Go to wikipedia and lookup iq
for some interesting statistics.

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