Are we getting smarter? : rising IQ in the twenty-first century /

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 t...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Flynn, James R. (James Robert), 1934-2020
Format: Book
Published: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2012.
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Table of Contents:
  • 1. Opening windows
  • 2. IQ and intelligence
  • 3. Developing nations
  • 4. Death, memory, and politics
  • 5. Youth and age
  • 6. Race and gender
  • 7. The sociological imagination
  • 8. Progress and puzzles
  • Appendix I. IQ trends
  • Appendix II. Capital cases and comparing the WAIS-III IQs of various nations
  • Appendix III. Adult/child IQ trends and bright taxes/bonuses
  • Appendix IV. Gender and Raven's gains.