Have you ever felt like your fellow humans are just getting stupider and more emotional? You're not mistaken, the Huffington Post reports. A Stanford University researcher (aptly named Gerald Crabtree) has furthered a similar theory -- that we are now way less smart or "emotionally stable" than our cave-dwelling forebearers.

"I would be willing to wager that if an average citizen of Athens of 1,000 BC were to appear suddenly among us, he or she would be among the brightest and most intellectually alive of our colleagues and companions," Crabtree wrote in a study that appeared in

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