Did Jewish intelligence evolve in tandem with Jewish diseases as a result of discrimination in the ghettos of medieval Europe? That’s the premise of a controversial new study that has some preening and others plotzing.
It's still pseudoscience, but at least this time it's complimentary
The smug-looking picture of Larry David
that accompanies the article is the best part of the article. (via A&L Daily
, though Matt Yglesias
was talking about this yesterday too)