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It wasn’t uncommon for boys to lie about their age in order to serve. Ray Jackson, who joined the Marines at 16 during World War II, founded the group Veterans of Underage Military Service in 1991, and it listed more than 1,200 active members, including 26 women.
Among the study’s other findings: • While aging has a detrimental effect on reasoning and short-term memory, it leaves verbal abilities “completely unimpaired.” • Smoking has a negative impact on verbal abilities and short-term memory but does not affect reasoning skills. • People who play video games performed “significantly better” in terms of both reasoning and short-term memory. • Products that are advertised to improve brain function aren’t effective. “People who ‘brain-train’ are no better at any of these three aspects of intelligence than people who don’t,” Owen said.People can still take the tests at cambridgebrainsciences.com/theIQchallenge. Owen said he hopes that 1 million people across the globe will eventually participate.
Of course the locals would pull the "A child might ask 'is Satan really there' ?" argument... It's astounding the number of things people want to ban so they don't have to talk to their kids