Criticisms of Richardson

This is a short post, listing and summarizing the major papers, videos, and blog posts criticizing Ken Richardson’s work. I will be sure to update with any other posts I find worthwhile, so let me know by comment or DM if I have missed yours. As of right now, I know Unorthodox Theory is also going to be writing a reply to Richardson on g. It is odd that little academic attention has been paid to him, but in the same breath, it makes a lot of sense as his claims and beliefs are pretty ridiculous.

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Creativity and Intelligence

Today, Kanye West (hopefully) releases his album “Jesus is King”. As I re-listened to his entire discography in order to prepare for what is essentially a Magnum Opus release, I wondered how intelligent Kanye West truly is. I found many news articles covering a video in which Kanye West says he got his results from Mensa and scored in the 98th percentile – an IQ of over 130. I also found a thread on the lyric website, Genius, where a few people debated over what his IQ is. What alarmed me was multiple people pointing out that IQ had nothing to do with creativity, which I knew to be untrue. Hence, the point of this post: to detail the evidence on creativity and intelligence.

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