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Psychometrics take on intelligence is a study of cognitive abilities. Quoting wikipedia "Through their intelligence humans possess the cognitive abilities" therefore to have better cognition is to have better intelligence. So... No Jewish people (or rather semites) like other ethnicities have the same distribution of general intelligence as other groups. ...


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Your explanation limits your question to the present day United States. Richard Lynn (2004) indeed found that American Jews have a higher verbal intelligence than non-Jewish whites by an average of 7.5 IQ points. But since American Jews are largely descendants of European immigrants, their higher relative intelligence might be a result of so-called "eugenic ...



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