FLYNN EFFECT By Nugent, Pam M.S. - May 11, 2013 name of the gradual rise in IQ levels since records were started. The average is the same but the raw score is rising approximately 9 points each generation. FLYNN EFFECT: "The Flynn Effect is seen in IQ levels." Related Psychology Terms MENTAL AGE (MA) AVERAGE ABSOLUTE DEVIATION APGAR SCORE GERM PLASM STATUS DIFFERENTIATION GRADE NORM OCCUPATIONAL INHIBITION, OCCUPATIONAL NORM LIFE CYCLE I ITEM WEIGHTING NORMALIZE Cite this page: Nugent, Pam M.S., "FLYNN EFFECT," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/flynn-effect/ (accessed June 28, 2017).