Were the Victorians cleverer than us? The decline in general intelligence estimated from a meta-analysis of the slowing of simple reaction time

@article{Woodley2013WereTV,
  title={Were the Victorians cleverer than us? The decline in general intelligence estimated from a meta-analysis of the slowing of simple reaction time},
  author={Michael A. Woodley and J. Nijenhuis and R. Murphy},
  journal={Intelligence},
  year={2013},
  volume={41},
  pages={843-850}
}
  • Michael A. Woodley, Michael A. Woodley, +1 author R. Murphy
  • Published 2013
  • Psychology
  • Intelligence
  • The Victorian era was marked by an explosion of innovation and genius, per capita rates of which appear to have declined subsequently. The presence of dysgenic fertility for IQ amongst Western nati ... 
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