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How Soon Will Genetic Enhancement Create Smarter Humans?



Steven Pinker

Big Think

Posted: Mar 25, 2016


In the late 1990s, scientists thought they were close to locating specific genes that controlled for human intelligence in all its manifestations: musical genius, analytical acumen, physical prowess, etc. But the truth turns out to be more complicated, says Harvard psychologist and linguist Steven Pinker.


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