Tag: New York University

A Test Used to Prove that Black and Brown Kids Were Less Intelligent For Decades Has Been Proven Wrong

The marshmallow test, initiated almost 60 years ago to prove less intelligence and potential between Indian and African children, was proven wrong by a new study. The old test, executed by Stanford psychologist Walter Mischel, claimed children who were able to delay gratification and not eat a marshmallow were healthier,…

Professor: Obese People Can't Get PhDs

By Chris Hoenig Is there a stout scholar in the house How about a big-boned brainiac According to one nutty professor, there’s probably not. Geoffrey Miller, an associate professor of evolutionary psychology at the University of New Mexico, is being railed around the internet after making that assertion on Twitter…