Chris Brand

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Christopher Richard Brand (born in Preston, England, 1 June 1943) is a British psychological and psychometric researcher. He was a lecturer of psychology at Edinburgh University when he made controversial claims that black people were less intelligent than whites and that some forms of child sex were not harmful.[1]

The front page of Student, Edinburgh University's independent student newspaper, calling for the sacking of Chris Brand on 18th April 1996.
Chris Brand comes under fire from the press after his controversial comments regarding child sex are published. This article appeared in The Daily Record, p. 7 on 8 November 1996.


Articles and reports on the case

LM Network contributions


  1. Julia Hinde, Branded an outcast, The Times Education Supplement, 15 August 1997