Chinese Emphasis on Education - impact on IQ ?
This insight from a chat room(http://asiawind.com/forums/read.php?f=3&i=134141&t=134132) seems worth reprinting. Although it does not meet this site's usual criteria of representing majority professional opinion, it does offer a plausible genetic explanation on IQ. Sloan's thoughts on the issues can be reached by the links in blue.
Author: Shaolei (firstname.lastname@example.org)
I have a hypothetic reason for why Chinese's IQ is so high. I did not know whether it is right or not. At least there is no way to prove or disprove it. Chinese's high IQ needs to thank the Ke Ju (¿Æ3/4Ù) system. The system began at around Sui and
For the westerner, the similar selection began about 300 years ago. Before that the education was only available to the monks who should not have children and some nobles whose numbers were small. But in China, the population that could access education was huge.
Similar deduction could also explain why the westerner are relatively stronger than Asian and maybe could also
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