International Society for Intelligence Research
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The International Society for Intelligence Research (ISIR) is a scientific society for researchers in human intelligence. It was founded by Douglas K. Detterman of Case Western Reserve University in 2000.
The society advocates for ongoing support for scientific research on cognitive ability. In 2018, an article by New Statesman documented examples of the society and its members advocating scientific racism and eugenics. The article states that while the society includes many prominent and well-respected scientists, some of its members, publications, and events have also promoted ideas characterized by New Statesman as "racist pseudo-science".
The society runs the journal Intelligence.
The following persons are or have been president of the society:
- 2010 Douglas K. Detterman
- 2011 Earl B. Hunt
- 2012 Linda Gottfredson
- 2013 David Lubinski
- 2014 Aljoscha C. Neubauer
- 2015 Michael McDaniel
- 2016 Richard J. Haier
- 2017 Timothy Bates
- 2018 William Revelle
- 2019 Rex Jung
- Encyclopedia of industrial and organizational psychology. Rogelberg, Steven G., Sage Publications. Thousand Oaks, Calif. p. 948. ISBN 9781452265551. OCLC 162107397.CS1 maint: others (link)
- Exceptionality in East Asia : explorations in the actiotope model of giftedness. Phillipson, Shane N. Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge. 2013. p. 102. ISBN 9780415507271. OCLC 767569400.CS1 maint: others (link)
- Wai, Dr. Jonathan. "What Do We Know About Human Intelligence?". The Creativity Post. Retrieved 2018-09-06.
- "ISIR Bylaws" (PDF). 10 June 2014. Retrieved 15 September 2018.
- Van Der Merwe, Ben (19 February 2018). "It might be a pseudo science, but students take the threat of eugenics seriously". New Statesman. Retrieved 6 September 2018.