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Arthur Jensen (1227)

Developmental psychology, educational psychology, evaluation and measurement, experimental psychology, personality and social psychology, physiological and comparative
1923, San Diego, California, USA
Short Biography
Arthur Robert Jensen (August 24, 1923 – October 22, 2012) was a professor of educational psychology at the University of California, Berkeley. Jensen was known for his work in psychometrics and differential psychology, which is concerned with how and why ... Show more | More at Wikipedia
  • BA University of California at Berkeley, 1945
  • MA San Diego State University, 1952
  • PhD Teachers College, Columbia University, 1956
Appointments & Honors
  • NIMH Research Fellow, i956-8
  • Guggenheim Fellow, 1964-5
  • Professor of Educational Psychology, University of California at Berkeley Vice-President, American Educational Research Association, 1971
Principal Publications
  • 1969 How much can we boost scholastic achievement? Harvard Educational Review, 39, 1-123.
  • 1972 Genetics of Education. Harper and Row.
  • 1973 Educability and Group Differences. Harper and Row.
  • 1980 Bias in Mental Tests. Free Press.
  • 1982 Reaction time and psychometric g. In H. J. Eysenck (ed.), A Model for Intelligence. Springer- Verlag.
  • 1985 The nature of the black-white difference on various psychometric tests: Spearman's hypothesis. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 8, 193-219.
  • 1987 Process differences and individual differences in some cognitive tasks. Intelligence, 11, 107-36.
  • 1989 Raising IQ without increasing g? Review of the Milwaukee Project: Preventing mental retardation in children at risk. Developmental Review, 9, 234-58.
  • 1993 Physical correlates of human intelligence. In P. A. Vernon (ed.), Biological Approaches to the Study of Human Intelligence. Ablex. (with S. N. Sinha)