How Americans get wiser with age… but the Japanese are as wise as they’ll ever be by 25

The Daily Mail:

It is commonly thought that age brings wisdom.

And this is largely true, it seems – unless you are Japanese. In which case, by the time you are 25, you are likely to be just as wise as your elders, an astonishing new study reveals.

Americans, however, are more conventional and develop deep understanding over time, according to research by the University of Waterloo in Ontario, Canada.

In one of the tests, designed to measure five crucial aspects of reasoning,  U.S. citizens’ scores improved by 22 per cent over 50 years.

Read the whole story: The Daily Mail

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