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The Flynn effect says that the IQ of humans is increasing over time. So what will happen in the year 4509? Will we evolve into godlike beings?
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No we'll just get better and better at not working. NEXT
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>>9230168


Until we find out wtf everything is made of (strings) its just going to keep automating EVERYTHING.

year 4509: we elect a president of the WORLD, religion has been disproven, population is at carrying capacity yet humans live past 300 while ONLY appearing 'old' around 270.
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>>9230168
>60 years show 30 point gain in IQ
The bell curve must have been huge, this trend must be incredibly short term, or IQs are just nonsense, because this trend would mean I'd have zero effort mentally decimating Thomas Paine like he was some micro-IQ dingus, and anyone who reads his shit knows that isn't the case.

Maybe IQ tests are just being secretly made easier by the Jews every years to hide the white genocide. :^)
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>>9230168
>what will happen in the year 4509
We'll have discovered IQ tests are silly and that intelligence is just an opinion.
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>>9230168
>Flynn effect
Debunked years ago.
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>>9230168
We'll all be dead but the genetically modified animalpeople we make will hopefully win the war against the horrifying biomachinepeople we make
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Fun fact human females hips open during puberty provide room for the large head of babies
If we get bigger brains we get wider hips
Nothing like a big booty
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>>9230250
They might keep us as pets
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>>9230283
The popularity of the Cesarean section removes the selective pressure for wide hips.
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>>9230168

People are not necessarily getting smarter they are just getting better at taking tests, giving the appearance of increased IQ.
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>>9230168
IQ ratings are rising on average, not in individuals, because a wider section of the populous is educated for longer, and more apt to concentrate on activities and occupations that involve pattern recognition and memory. Even those labor jobs, that were once entirely physical, now often involve some sort of pattern recognition or memory. Since IQ tests are psychological and not neurological, they don't test raw intelligence potential, only how the brain is geared toward certain types of tasks, and as a brain repeats a type of task, it'll invariably improve and specialize.

This pattern will continue, as more and more of the world industrializes and shifts to technologies that use those skills, though it'll eventually plateau when the entirety of the population is so trained and specialized (barring a dark age).

Granted, by then, who knows, maybe we'll have cybernetic processors to offload tasks like that to, and our brains will instead dedicate themselves to other, more abstract tasks, that are harder to digitize, and/or we'll be genetic engineering increased intelligence.
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This happens with almost every type of test. People just think more abstractly and education is more common today. Look up what Flynn says about it in his recent talks. It's why inspection time and reaction time type tests are useful.
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Also for validity you want to test adults. A lot of the weird pop sci articles about changing IQ are extrapolated and exaggerated from results from 4 year old kids and shit like that.

If you want good IQ results you want young adult at the very least.
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>>9230361
We really need a neurological test that isn't so easily influenced by repetition and the tiniest things, like who administers it or when the test subject last ate. The current IQ test regimens really aren't much better than Luminosity (in many ways, they are worse - Luminosity games, for instance, at least track changes over an extended time). There's a critical need to separate physical changes in intelligence from procedural ones, especially when trying to determine the effects of environmental changes and the like.

Sadly, the only one I'm aware of, which tests the degree neural interconnectivity, requires the test subject be deceased. Maybe you could do the same thing via MRI, but those are prohibitively expensive to employ on large scales. I suppose we've made some advancements in portable MRI, but so far as I've seen, the resolution on those is, thus far, fairly low.
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>>9230168
>godlike beings
>talking monkeys
L0Lno fgt pls
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>>9230168

Global average IQ is in fact decreasing. In all likelihood by 4509 humanity will degenerate into retards.

>Flynn effect

Applies to individual countries only, global picture is reversed.
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>>9230560
You don't realize that's because low IQ populations reproduce at a faster rate than high IQ populations?




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