Jensenism

[ jen-suh-niz-uhm ]
/ ˈdʒɛn səˌnɪz əm /

noun

the theory that an individual's IQ is largely due to heredity, including racial heritage.

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Origin of Jensenism

First recorded in 1965–70; named after Arthur R. Jensen (1923–2012), U.S. educational psychologist, who proposed such a theory; see -ism

OTHER WORDS FROM Jensenism

Jen·sen·ist, Jen·sen·ite, noun, adjective
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