Americans Stubbornly Continue to Overestimate Their Intelligence — Pacific Standard. Smart Journalism. Real Solutions.

Nearly two-thirds believe they’re smarter than average.Back before he was exiled, Garrison Keillor used to regularly remind us that, in Lake Wobegon, “all of the children are above average.” This observation wasn’t backed by actual data (the community being fictional and all), but new research suggests he wasn’t far off the mark. It reports that,…

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