Re: Flynn Effect explained?

From: Robin Hanson (
Date: Wed May 02 2001 - 07:50:31 MDT

Curt Adams wrote:
> >>In Volume 98, Numbers 3-4 of the the International Journal of Neuroscience,
> >>Dr. Miles Storfer, The Foundation for Brain Research, Delray Beach, FL.
> USA,
> >>proposes that the prenatal development of human intelligence can be
> >>influenced by our parents' postnatal environment ...
> >
> >Is this guy a flake or a genius? ...
>The writer is very bright but, at least on this topic, writes as if he's
>nuts. ... Sorry to be crude, but this sounds like the attempts of a
>high-IQ male myope, possibly Jewish, to justify himself as the ultimate
>human evolution to a date. ...

Thanks Curt! OK, I'm willing to assign a 95%+ chance that he's nuts.
Just as well - have too many interesting things to read anyway :-).

Robin Hanson
Asst. Prof. Economics, George Mason University
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