Sunday, November 16, 2014

Review - What Is Intelligence?: Beyond the Flynn Effect

What Is Intelligence?: Beyond the Flynn EffectWhat Is Intelligence?: Beyond the Flynn Effect by James R. Flynn
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

The original text, minus the new chapters for this version, are generally excellent and insightful, nicely critiquing prior analyses of the Flynn effect, suggesting that the growth between generations can be partially explained by systems that increase abstraction and classification of the surrounding world. The new chapters, although somewhat insightful, generally seemed muddled, both intellectually and editorially.

View all my reviews
Post a Comment

What the Rich Won’t Tell You - The New York Times

Responding to What the Rich Won’t Tell You - The New York Times First, I can see the resentment in the comments, and certainly, some of it ...