We've Been Getting Dumber —for Thousands of Years: Study

Hunter-gatherers were pretty darn smart: geneticist

By Neal Colgrass,  Newser Staff

Posted Nov 12, 2012 4:58 PM CST | Updated Nov 17, 2012 7:21 AM CST

(Newser) – Talk about optimism: A genetics professor in California argues that human beings have been dumbing down for thousands of years and will only grow dimmer down the road, the Independent reports. We probably peaked as hunter-gatherers, who survived by their wits, and saw a decline...   Read full story »


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