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Headline should be: Paper suggest civilization makes teh stupid, proposes study.

As the author finally notes:

If the above argument is correct one would predict that individuals in undisturbed hunter gather societies would be more intellectually capable than those of us in more modern, urban, distributive societies.

Which has not been studied.

And his concept of isolated hunters that dies quickly if they fail the hunt as opposed to todays Wall Street bankers that gets a bonus instead, misses that the social game is also part of hunter-gatherers societies.

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by A swedish kind of death on Wed Nov 14th, 2012 at 08:48:39 AM EST
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