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Flynn Effect: Tests Can Be Problematic

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A strange phenomenon that has puzzled intelligence researchers and testers is called the Flynn effect.

What is the Flynn effect?

A

A stereotype threat that might cause some groups of students to under perform on intelligence tests.

B

The superiority of certain racial and ethnic groups on intelligence test scoring.

C

The fact that male performance on math tests is more extreme (more high and low scores) than female performance.

D

A gradual improvement on intelligence test scores over the decades since 1930.

E

Predictive validity of some intelligence tests.