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Are We Becoming Less Intelligent?, 13 May 1949

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Identifier: Coll-1310/3/1/2/30

Scope and Contents

The lecture outlines the concept and possible explanations for a differential birth rate, and the relationship between family size and intelligence. Thomson describes the purpose and findings of the Scottish Mental Surveys and follow-up studies.

Also includes invitation from the BBC to undertake the talk, and copy of the agreement form.

Dates

  • 13 May 1949

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Conditions Governing Access

Open.

Biographical / Historical

The talk was given on behalf of the BBC, who paid Thomson a £21 fee (inclusive of all expenses).

Extent

2 forms (2 leafs, 3pp); 1 typescript,10pp

Physical Location

CLX-A-1371

Repository Details

Part of the Edinburgh University Library Special Collections Repository

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