In this chapter I should like to discuss some aspects of psychology and education that have interested me for a number of years but which have recently attracted particular attention through the work of Jensen. I refer to questions concerned with children’s learning and the problem of improving this learning in school. This pedagogical orientation is, of course, different from Jensen’s main preoccupation which seems to be with ethnic differences in learning ability or intelligence. However, he has suggested pedagogical procedures on the basis of his work and it is this aspect of his work that I wish to focus on.
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