December 3, 2012

Are You Smarter Than Your Grandfather?

Megan Gambino, Smithsonian

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In the mid-1980s, James Flynn made a groundbreaking discovery in human intelligence. The political scientist at the University of Otago in New Zealand found that over the last century, in every nation in the developing world where intelligence-test results are on record, IQ test scores.

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TAGGED: Ancestry, Generation Y, Intelligence, IQ Test


One of the longest standing assumptions about the nature of human intelligence has just been seriously challenged. more ››