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I am with Bob Muffoletto in thinking about IQ in a sociocultural sense. Jane Johnsen and Bill Taylor put things well in opening their chapter in Gary Anglin's Instructional Technology "Instruction is not a naturally occurring phenomenon in the physical world." (1991, p. 82). Similarly, the distribution of IQ was a way of sorting people and cooling them out by blaming them. The scientific measurement of IQ is a mystification of social processing. We really need to challenge technoscience: the positivistic labeling of people is not natural, it lacks objectivity and it is socially constructed. --Andrew Andrew R. J. Yeaman, Ph.D. YEAMANA@ZENO.MSC.Colorado.EDU