Skip to comments.Humans may be gradually losing intelligence, according to a new study.
Posted on 11/13/2012 10:43:26 AM PST by haffast
Are Humans Becoming Less Intelligent? By Tia Ghose, LiveScience Staff Writer | LiveScience.com Mon, Nov 12, 2012
Humans may be gradually losing intelligence, according to a new study.
The study, published today (Nov. 12) in the journal Trends in Genetics, argues that humans lost the evolutionary pressure to be smart once we started living in dense agricultural settlements several thousand years ago.
"The development of our intellectual abilities and the optimization of thousands of intelligence genes probably occurred in relatively non-verbal, dispersed groups of peoples [living] before our ancestors emerged from Africa," said study author Gerald Crabtree, a researcher at Stanford University, in a statement.
Since then it's all been downhill, Crabtree contends.
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Who’s the woman and who’s the guy on top of the bus manning the twin-.30s?
Admit it, your RL names are Nacho Cheese and Starre Buckes!
(sincerely, Carl Jr.)
Wonder how much they paid Chi Chi Rodriguez to be on the cover?
>>Wonder how much they paid Chi Chi Rodriguez to be on the cover?<<
Now go enjoy your Big A** Fries...Carl’s Jr.....F you, I’m eating!
Don’t get the probes wrong!
SECDEF on the guns, and I believe the chick is the AG.
I don’t even see a woman?
Are Public Schools challenging students to reach their potential?
What percentage of Gov’t funded “studies” have “scientific breakthroughs” as their goal?
How many men are capable of doing half of their own home repairs and maintenance?
I not be loosing telljence. not!
Just ask President Comacho.
Thanks for playing along everybody, I needed a break! Information overload. I’ve been BENGHAZIED!!
Now just follow the bouncing generals, where did the Black Ball go?
(Had to look up some of those big words.)(many laughs)
Let me posit a theory I heard 30 years or more ago from an ancient old time Doctor I had a chance discussion with. He similarly maintained that the present “younger generation” 30 years ago were brainless in his view because starting in the mid-40’s TPTB started fortifying bread, milk, juice and pretty much everything with extra vitamins. Prior to that most males were 5’ something, and what happened is now we have most males getting to 6’ and over, with strong builds. He said the body keeps getting bigger and better, to the detriment of the development of the brain of its intellectual growth. Crackpot, or is there any element of truth here?
Not to worry. The IQ of Caucasians is right behind them on the bobsled to hell.
Asians on the other hand seem to be on an upward trajectory.
I think that this is one of those “use it or lose it” scenarios.
“I got a solution....you’re a d*ck....South Carolina, what’s up?”
If you still call yourself a Republican think again.
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