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Master of Arts (M.A.)




This investigation concerns the intelligence of the Negro population in relation to the white population. There is a considerable difference of opinion relating to the intelligence of the Negro. Some students in the field contend that the Negro's intelligence, as measured by the tests available for all individuals, is naturally lower due to hereditary factors. Other investigators (these seem to be in the majority1 believe that environment plays the major role in lowering their ability to gain a comparable score with white individuals.



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