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Why Are We Getting Smarter

For many decades now we’ve been getting smarter by about 3 IQ points every ten years. It’s called the Flynn Effect. Mike Williams examines how it’s changing societies.

For many decades now we’ve been getting smarter. All across the planet average IQ results have been rising… by about 3 points every ten years. It’s called the Flynn Effect and it’s changing our societies. So what is it? What causes it? And what could be the consequences if — as seems possible — it goes into reverse.

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Mon 18 Jul 2016 14:32GMT

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