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Quote:IQs have largely increased since the 1930s thanks to better living conditions and education - a trend known as the Flynn effect
But IQ test results suggest people in the UK, Denmark and Australia have become less intelligent in the past decade
Opinion is divided as to whether the downwards trend is long-term
Some studies have shown the average IQ of Westerners has plunged 10 points or more since Victorian times and others claim it will keep decreasing
But other experts argue that even if we are becoming more stupid, better healthcare and technology means the 'problem' will regulate itself


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maybe the way we think has changed.
the first iq tests have been developed at the start of the 20th century. they focus on a small set of skills (which are mostly determined by societal factors and are therefore biased - attempts have been made to take a snapshot of a culturally unbiased iq but most of them failed). that skill set they're focusing on hasn't really changed while society underwent huge changes in the last couple of decades.
it's like they're comparing how many miles per hour a person can walk while everybody already uses cars.
Questions: What percentage of this year's seniors and last year's high school graduates could pass the following 8th grade test required in 1895, even if the few outdated questions were modernized? How many college students could pass it? For that matter, what percentage of high school teachers could pass it? And - - what percentage of today's schools have standards for promotion from 8th grade equal to or tougher than those required in 1895?

8th Grade Final Exam: Salina, Kansas - 1895

This is the eighth-grade final exam* from 1895 from Salina, Kansas. It was taken
from the original document on file at the Smoky Valley Genealogical Society
and Library in Salina, Kansas and reprinted by the Salina Journal.

THE TEST IS AT THE LINK
CAN YOU PASS THIS TEST?


http://grandfather-economic-report.com/1895-test.htm

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(01-06-2018, 03:00 AM)Aquarius Wrote: [ -> ]Questions: What percentage of this year's seniors and last year's high school graduates could pass the following 8th grade test required in 1895, even if the few outdated questions were modernized? How many college students could pass it? For that matter, what percentage of high school teachers could pass it? And - - what percentage of today's schools have standards for promotion from 8th grade equal to or tougher than those required in 1895?

8th Grade Final Exam: Salina, Kansas - 1895

This is the eighth-grade final exam* from 1895 from Salina, Kansas. It was taken
from the original document on file at the Smoky Valley Genealogical Society
and Library in Salina, Kansas and reprinted by the Salina Journal.

THE TEST IS AT THE LINK
CAN YOU PASS THIS TEST?


http://grandfather-economic-report.com/1895-test.htm

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i doubt the same 1895-students could tell me what the first derivative (is that the correct english term?) of
f(x) = 3x^3 - 6x^2 + 2x - 1
is. (it's f'(x) = 9x^2 - 12x + 2)
i also doubt they could explain me that the first derivative is a function that gives me the slope (is that the correct english term?) at point x.
i would actually laugh at ppl who fail at simple algebra in their final exam. Lol

Guest

This is due to widespread vitamin D deficiency -

Vitamin D Important In Brain Development And Function

There is ample biological evidence to suggest an important role for vitamin D in brain development and function, and that supplementation for groups chronically low in vitamin D is warranted.

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/20...072159.htm

Pregnant women 'must take vitamin D supplements'

The Department of Health advises pregnant women to ensure they receive a certain level of vitamin D - 10 micrograms per day. The researchers say this in effect endorses use of supplements, because diet and the sun provide too little.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/10486310

Pre-term births can result in lower IQ and other medical problems -

Low Vitamin D Levels Tied to Risk of Preterm Birth

https://www.webmd.com/baby/news/20150108...in-study#1

The modern indoor lifestyle plus nutrient deficient food contributes to this.
Breaking: Major Harvard Study Published in Federal Govt Journal Confirms Fluoride Lowers IQ

Read more: http://naturalsociety.com/harvard-study-...z53PDMNUt1
Follow us: @naturalsociety on Twitter | NaturalSociety on Facebook About ten years ago I saw a study fro ISU on the same subject with same results !! Over the past 8 years I have looked for it several times !! It has been scrubbed !!

Guest

Study effects of vitamins D and E on sodium fluoride induced toxicity

We conclude that vitamin D and E treatment showed a significant improvement in reproductive functions affected by fluoride.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3388764

In the light of this study there is a chance that vitamins D and E would be beneficial in reducing the toxicity of fluoride in the rest of the body.

There is not a great deal of money to be made from nutrient studies, hence there are fewer of them.

More evidence of the need of vitamin D for brain health -

Lack of vitamin D may raise dementia risk

https://www.nhs.uk/news/neurology/lack-o...ntia-risk/
I think there are quite a few factors at play here. Fluoride, nutrition and immigration are yuuge contributors. I also believe that our technologies are dumbing people down as well. People don't know how to think anymore because they don't have to, Google does it for them.
I've never put much faith in the vaunted IQ test.

Most people with high IQ are pushing mass immigration, vibrant diversity, and the cuckifying of America and Europe.

The IQ test isn't a measure of true intelligence, it's a tool for liberal scum to circle jerk each other.
(01-06-2018, 05:42 AM)CatBird Wrote: [ -> ]Well shit.... we do not even need to look too far, schools, high schools, universities, guys FOLLOW the money, Muslim countries have been running the show for the last few years,,,,, just like the u.n.....

You might want to expound that point, cause from my perspective the Muslims are having a hard time just holding on to their own countries.

How could they be running anything else?
(01-06-2018, 08:50 AM)Guest Wrote: [ -> ]Study effects of vitamins D and E on sodium fluoride induced toxicity

We conclude that 2002 Homesteader Trailer
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3388764

In the light of this study there is a chance that vitamins D and E would be beneficial in reducing the toxicity of fluoride in the rest of the body.

There is not a great deal of money to be made from nutrient studies, hence there are fewer of them.

More evidence of the need of vitamin D for brain health -

Lack of vitamin D may raise dementia risk

https://www.nhs.uk/news/neurology/lack-o...ntia-risk/
Guest wrote "vitamins D and E would be beneficial in reducing the toxicity of fluoride in the rest of the body."

So fluoride messes up your reproduction too !! Guest also wrote "vitamins D and E would be beneficial in reducing the toxicity of fluoride in the rest of the body." That must be why they put skull and crossbone pictures on the fluoride bags !! " [Image: B8jKzzd.jpg]
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