Here are two pages with opposing views:
Race, Intelligence and Ideology: A Review Essay of The Bell Curve (by
John C. Culbertson, University of Kansas)
"No one would take seriously a study that proposed a causal
correlation between eye color and intelligence"
What Is Intelligence? (by Bob Williams, 2001, in Capital M --
newsletter of Metropolitan Washington Mensa)
"IQ correlates with vital capacity, hand grip strength, symmetrical
facial features, light hair color, light eye color, above average
basic metabolic rate, inability to taste certain chemicals. (Mostly
Related is the following article:
IQ and Race (by Robert Todd Carroll, 2001)
"Of course, physical features such as skin color, shape of eyelid,
color of eyes, texture of hair, etc., are genetically determined. It
is also true that an individual's capacity for any particular kind of
intelligence is largely dependent upon genetic factors. What isn't
true is the notion that whole races of people have sets of genes which
make them as a group more intelligent than other races. The genes
which affect musical talent, the power to visualize or to think
abstractly, for example, are not established as the same ones which
affect those characteristics which are associated with being
Caucasian, Mongoloid or Negroid. If you want to find out why Asians
are over-represented in California's universities while blacks and
Hispanics are underrepresented, you will probably search in vain for a
genetic answer. Those who are interested in such things would do
better to look at family structure, ethnic traditions, and social
Hope it helps!
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