From Sanjay Srivastava,
In GRE scores for admitees to grad programs, philosophy is second, well above economics.
I’m not sure what the exact conversion method was, but the GRE was used as a proxy for IQ. But, these scores might be older than 2005; when I followed the links to look at the methods used, one blog post was written as far back as 2005.
Gene just wants you to tell him that he’s hot.
There are two clusters on the graph, roughly corresponding to STEM/quantitative fields to the left and qualitative/verbal/linguistic fields to the right. The only STEM outlier is Biology. The non-STEM outliers are literature (why is this not English??), communications, and anthropology.
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