Do IQ tests compare some groups of people unfavourably to others?
Claims of unconscious and even racial bias plague the idea of a standardised test for 'intelligence'.
The idea that a person’s intelligence can be standardised out as a quotient is one of the most argued and plagued with misconceptions of any areas of popular psychology (Gottfredson, 1997). But is it really true that these tests are unfair for certain groups of people when compared with others?
The idea of an IQ quotient has been around for ages. Back i…