One Century of Global IQ Gains: A Formal Meta-Analysis of the Flynn Effect (1909-2013).

@article{Pietschnig2015OneCO,
  title={One Century of Global IQ Gains: A Formal Meta-Analysis of the Flynn Effect (1909-2013).},
  author={Jakob Pietschnig and Martin Voracek},
  journal={Perspectives on psychological science : a journal of the Association for Psychological Science},
  year={2015},
  volume={10 3},
  pages={
          282-306
        }
}
The Flynn effect (rising intelligence test performance in the general population over time and generations) varies enigmatically across countries and intelligence domains; its substantive meaning and causes remain elusive. This first formal meta-analysis on the topic revealed worldwide IQ gains across more than one century (1909-2013), based on 271 independent samples, totaling almost 4 million participants, from 31 countries. Key findings include that IQ gains vary according to domain… CONTINUE READING

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