Showing posts with label IQ. Show all posts
Showing posts with label IQ. Show all posts

AP: U.S. Adults Are Dumber Than The Average Human

Obama's reelection finally explained.     It’s long been known that America’s school kids haven’t measured well compared with international peers. Now, there’s a new twist: Adults don’t either. In math, reading and problem-solving using technology – all skills considered critical for global competitiveness and economic strength – American adults scored ... MORE

Thomas Sowell: The Tragedy Of Isolation

Inflicting a handicap on their own people.   In the 20th century, Western intellectuals' two most dominant explanations of disparities in economic, educational and other achievements were innate racial differences in ability (in the early decades) and racial discrimination (in the later decades). In neither era were the intelligentsia     ... MORE

Ronald Bailey: Seven Surprising Truths About The World

A lot of the bad news you think you know is wrong.     Did you know that the incidence of cancer in the United States has been declining for nearly 20 years? That the spread of pornography correlates with a decline in rape? That average IQs are going up substantially all around the world? These are just some of the truths that are well-known   ... MORE