eysenck, hans jurgen


eysenck, hans jurgen

German-born British psychologist best known for espousing controversial views; he held that genetic makeup might be responsible for IQ differences between whites and blacks and that smoking had not been shown to cause lung cancer (b. March 4, 1916--d. Sept. 4, 1997).

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Encyclopedia Britannica, 2008. Encyclopedia Britannica Online.
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