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Rising IQ Scores

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In western nations, IQ scores have been increasing by about 3 points per decade since the 1930s.

Which of the following best accounts for this steady increase in IQ scores?

A

Natural selection of “intelligent genes” within the gene pool in Western nations.

B

The stereotype effect.

C

The Flynn Effect.

D

The Mozart Effect.

E

The phi phenomenon.