1/26/08

Books That Make You Dumb

A guy named Virgil Griffith scoured Facebook looking for users' SAT score and favorite books. He compiled all of that information* and came up with this chart, titled "Books That Make You Dumb." It obviously isn't a causal relationship, but it interesting. What can we infer from reading this chart?



- Joel
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* It's a little more complicated than that. See the site for details.

4 comments:

greg said...

On the topic of books, I have been diligently searching for one of those "50 Books every high schooler should read before graduating" lists...any ideas where to find one?

Mr. Malley said...

Here is one such list for the early teen years:

Mr. Malley said...

Meant to say a bit more...i searched for the words you put in quotation marks in Google and found quite a bit. I have a cool list somewhere at school.

greg said...

I will try to google that phrase right now...