Re: Flynn Effect explained?

From: Bradley Felton (
Date: Mon Apr 23 2001 - 16:27:06 MDT

At 02:09 PM 4/23/01 -0700, J. Goard wrote:
>Funny how noone here has mentioned the significant drop in the importance
>of a woman's performance of the kinds of activities which are supposedly
>the main selectional forces against a larger pelvis, such as primitive
>hunting or running away from predators. Anyone know what the
>anthropological data is here?

Think "sexual selection". Though we seldom have to run for the trees
anymore, the ancient criteria that the successful males used in selecting
mates lives on in our subconsious.

-- Bradley Felton PGP encrypted mail preffered

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