Re: IQ and the Flynn effect

Hara Ra (
Tue, 30 Sep 1997 22:53:35 -0700

Gregory Sullivan wrote:
> Long time list members might remember the discussion of IQ and the
> "Flynn effect". The Flynn effect refers to the widely observed
> increase in average scores on IQ-type tests during the past several
> decades (see abstract below.)

I do recall, and posted a message which stated that the information
density these days is much higher than in the past, so kids know more
than they used to. Very similiar to last paragraph of your post. I
wonder if there might be an enhanced effect for kids who browse the

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