Wednesday, 20th June 2018
Not half as clever as we think….
The latest research serves to support a suspicion I have held close to my chest for some considerable time….
The world is getting dumber with each year that passes….
Norwegian researchers recently analyzed the IQ scores of Norwegian men born between 1962 and 1991….
What they found is that the IQ figure has been steadily declining in the men born since 1975….
- Across the board….
And before you start thinking that decreasing levels of intellectual ability is a malady that only affects Norwegian men, let me put you straight….
Similar studies in Britain, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France and Holland produced the same results….
IQ scores are on a downward trend across the board – for men and for women….
In short, we are not as smart as we might like to think. Nor are we as smart as we once were….
If the younger generations want to smarten back up, the Norwegian researchers suggest that improved education, better nutrition, more reading of books and less time spent online will help do the trick….
But try telling that to your academically stressed-out teenager as he heads off to McDonalds with his eyes glued to the screen of his mobile phone….… Click here to read more