Review: Intelligence: all that matters (Stuart Ritchie)

I was recently asked to suggest introductory reviewing materials for bright laymen (see also my previous post). I ended up giving the following recommendations: - Intelligence: A very short introduction…

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Review: Quantitative Research in Linguistics: An Introduction

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/19823567-quantitative-research-in-linguistics http://gen.lib.rus.ec/book/index.php?md5=3bb68f8bfea90338ad2efa04569108e2 There are few good things to say about this book. The best thing is on the very first page: Some things never change: the sun rises in the…

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Review: The Nurture Versus Biosocial Debate in Criminology: On the Origins of Criminal Behavior and Criminality

Goodreads. The book is on Libgen (free download). Since I have ventured into criminology as part of my ongoing research program into the spatial transferability hypothesis (psychological traits are stable…

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Review: The Righteous Mind: Why Good People are Divided by Politics and Religion (Jonathan Haidt)

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/11324722-the-righteous-mind I had heard good things about this book, sort of. It has been cited a lot. Enough that I would be wiling to read it, given that the author…

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Review: The Roma: A Balkan Underclass (Jelena Cvorovic)

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/23621169-the-roma Richard Lynn is so nice to periodically send me books for free. He is working on establishing his publisher, of course, and so needs media coverage. In this case,…

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Review: Writing Systems: An Introduction to Their Linguistic Analysis

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/16641082-writing-systems http://libgen.org/search.php?req=coulmas+writing&open=0&view=simple&phrase=1&column=def I read this book as part of background reading for my bachelor (which im writing here) after seeing it referred to in a few other books. As a…

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