DYSGENIC PRESSURE By N., Sam M.S. - 12 A reduction of a population's intelligence attributed to a changing gene pool. See Flynn effect. DYSGENIC PRESSURE: "The dysgenic pressure looks at a reduction of IQ in a population." Related Psychology Terms Discrimination and Mental Illness in the LGBT Population Intelligence Across the African-American and Latino Cultures APRAXIA (literally, “inability to act or do”) EMOTION (General) ESTHETICS BINET, ALFRED (1857-1911) Piaget’s Theory of Cognitive Development The Relationship Between Sexual Minorities and Mental Health Issues HEARING (AUDITION) ELECTROSHOCK THERAPY (Elec- troconvulsive Therapy; EST, ECT) Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "DYSGENIC PRESSURE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/dysgenic-pressure/ (accessed June 27, 2022).