Intelligence levels dropping among college graduates

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  1. kazenatsu

    kazenatsu Well-Known Member Past Donor

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    According to a new analysis the average IQ among undergraduate students today is 102, which represents a 17 point drop since 1939 and is barely above the population average (100).


    As college was opened up to the more of the public, the IQ scores should become more reflective of the general overall IQ of the public.

    So it is true. When you meet older people who got their degree in the 60s or 70s, they seems smarter than your average undergraduate.

    Why College Students' Average IQ Has Fallen 17 Points Since 1939 , Ross Pomeroy, RealClearScience, January 23, 2024

    another thread: "Not Sending Their Best": World Map of IQ Drop Due to Immigration (posted June 23, 2018 in Global Issues section)
    Last edited: Feb 9, 2024

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