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October 11 - Intelligence

Facilitators: Mercedes White and Michael Carey


Mainstream Science on Intelligence
https://docs.google.com/viewer?a=v&pid=explorer&chrome=true&srcid=19eQWUFvfPF4gMNleXE752yv-9fReNdXGW39xPu6YqR5q9xCCQEuzwn9Crr8T&hl=en

Intelligence and Educational Achievement
https://docs.google.com/viewer?a=v&pid=explorer&chrome=true&srcid=17AsyXt30orKE5lXGlQ-MSqf72wHQ2jcW368h0nBESoM3XAWamgwV1tAzSZXp&hl=en

"The Flynn Effect: people are getting smarter?"
http://www.indiana.edu/~intell/flynneffect.shtml

"The glory of God is intelligence"
http://lds.org/scriptures/dc-testament/dc/93.36?lang=eng#35


Questions:

Is the development of intelligence a necessary part of spiritual growth?

Do smart people deserve the fruits of their intelligence, or do they owe society something because of their luck?

Is it more important to encourage the most intelligent among us, or to "close the achievement gap"?

There are measurable differences in average intelligence amon…