[ExI] Reverse Flynn Effect - Blame Smartphones!

Tara Maya tara at taramayastales.com
Wed May 8 16:15:52 UTC 2024

Have they controlled for immigration from countries with different education systems? If someone has spent their elementary years in one nation and then takes a test in another nation a year later, it may cause some confusion. It might either mask the reverse Flynn effect (maybe our schools are worse, but immigrants from countries with good schools hides it) or it may exacerbate the effect. 

> On Dec 31, 2023, at 8:43 AM, BillK via extropy-chat <extropy-chat at lists.extropy.org> wrote:
>  Across the OECD, science
> scores peaked in 2009, and reading scores peaked in 2012. Since then,
> developed countries have as a whole performed “increasingly poorly” on
> average. “No single country showed an increasingly positive trend in
> any subject,” PISA reported, and “many countries showed increasingly
> poor performance in at least one subject.”

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