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Books "that make you dumb"

Interesting piece of work – a website which shows the correlation between favourite books on Facebook and average SAT scores for particular US institutions. The five highest-scoring books (and Average SAT scores): 1. Lolita (1317) 2. 100 Years of Solitude (1308) 3. Crime and Punishment (1307) 4. Freakonomics (1275) 5. Catch-22 (1233) Someone, with more … Continued
This article is more than 14 years old

Interesting piece of work – a website which shows the correlation between favourite books on Facebook and average SAT scores for particular US institutions.

The five highest-scoring books (and Average SAT scores):

1. Lolita (1317)
2. 100 Years of Solitude (1308)
3. Crime and Punishment (1307)
4. Freakonomics (1275)
5. Catch-22 (1233)

Someone, with more time on their hands than is good for them, could do the same in the UK using average tariff scores – we need a new league table.

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