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Comment: Re:Not true really. (Score -1) 291

by Kerstyun (#48846913) Attached to: Innocent Adults Are Easy To Convince They Committed a Serious Crime

In reality that bell curve is actually skewed to the right - due to the limiting effects of low intelligence and test error. The peak in the middle of the curve is actually a flat line, so the top of the curve is not a single person with a perfect IQ100, but millions of people scoring AROUND IQ100.

Wrong. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/I... While one standard deviation is 15 points, and two SDs are 30 points, and so on, this does not imply that mental ability is linearly related to IQ, such that IQ 50 means half the cognitive ability of IQ 100. In particular, IQ points are not percentage points.

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