Genetic testing companies and neo-eugenics: Anthropologists must speak out

In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, scholars such as Charles Davenport and Karl Pearson popularized the idea of eugenics: that through careful management of our collective genetic resources, we could improve not only ourselves, but the whole of society. Classical eugenics Eugenics ‚Äúpromised not only an experimental understanding of mind and behavior, but…