Leigh Van Valen Obit in The New York Times

By Razib Khan | October 31, 2010 4:22 pm

If you haven’t, check out the Leigh Van Valen obituary in The New York Times. I hadn’t been aware of the breadth of his work, and the disciplinary range he showed over his career.

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  • MK

    ***Dr. Van Valen found that human intelligence correlated with brain size***

    Yes, I remember reading a review of Mismeasure of Man which pointed out that Gould omitted that study. I wasn’t aware of the breadth of his Van Valen’s work either.

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