Sep 28, 2013

The 'Flynn Effect'

Each generation scores higher on an IQ test than the generation before it. They call it the 'Flynn Effect'. Is it because the next generation is smarter or is it because the way we think changes.

"In this fascinating and fast-paced spin through the cognitive history of the 20th century, moral philosopher James Flynn makes the case that changes in the way we think have had surprising (and not always positive) consequences."

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