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The Mismeasure of Science: Stephen Jay Gould versus Samuel George Morton on Skulls and Bias

  • Jason E. Lewis mail,

    lewisjas@stanford.edu

    Affiliation: Department of Anthropology, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States of America

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  • David DeGusta,

    Affiliation: Paleoanthropology Institute, Oakland, California, United States of America

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  • Marc R. Meyer,

    Affiliation: Department of Anthropology, Chaffey College, Rancho Cucamonga, California, United States of America

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  • Janet M. Monge,

    Affiliation: Department of Anthropology and Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America

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  • Alan E. Mann,

    Affiliation: Department of Anthropology, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, United States of America

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  • Ralph L. Holloway

    Affiliation: Department of Anthropology, Columbia University, New York, New York, United States of America

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  • Published: June 07, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pbio.1001071

About the Authors

Jason E. Lewis
Department of Anthropology, Stanford University, Stanford, California, United States of America
David DeGusta
Paleoanthropology Institute, Oakland, California, United States of America
Marc R. Meyer
Department of Anthropology, Chaffey College, Rancho Cucamonga, California, United States of America
Janet M. Monge
Department of Anthropology and Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America
Alan E. Mann
Department of Anthropology, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, United States of America
Ralph L. Holloway
Department of Anthropology, Columbia University, New York, New York, United States of America

Corresponding Author

Email: lewisjas@stanford.edu

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.