Are Humans Getting Smarter--Or Dumber? (VIDEO)

Are we humans really getting dumber and dumber as a species? I recently was asked to join HuffPost Live producer/host Alyona Minkovski in a discussion about a new study that claims we are less smart than our ancestors and more emotional.

Guests included neuroscientist Dr. Gary Small, technologist Dr. David Weinberger (author of "Too Big To Know") and psychologist Dr. Frank Lawlis.

Watch highlights from the segment in the video above and the full segment below--also, join the conversation in the comments at the bottom of the page.

Are we really getting dumber as a species and are we less "emotionally stable" than previous generations? How do you measure intelligence? Come on, talk nerdy to me!

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