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Are We Getting Smarter? Rising IQ in the Twenty-First Century

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ISBN-10: 1107609178

ISBN-13: 9781107609174

Edition: 2012

Authors: James R. Flynn

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The 'Flynn effect' is a surprising finding, identified by James R. Flynn, that IQ test scores have significantly increased from one generation to the next over the past century. Flynn now brings us an exciting new book which aims to make sense of this rise in IQ scores and considers what this tells us about our intelligence, our minds and society. Are We Getting Smarter? features fascinating new material on a variety of topics including the effects of intelligence in the developing world; the impact of rising IQ scores on the death penalty, cognitive ability in old age and the language abilities of youth culture; as well as controversial topics of race and gender. He ends with the message…    
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Book details

List price: $19.99
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 9/6/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 324
Size: 5.94" wide x 8.98" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

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IQ and intelligence
Developing nations
Death, memory, and politics
Youth and age
Race and gender
The sociological imagination
Progress and puzzles
IQ trends
Capital cases and comparing the WAIS-III IQs of various nations
Adult/child IQ trends and bright taxes/bonuses
Gender and Raven's
Wonderful paper on causes of Raven's gains