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The us that the peak of intelligence is reached at about the age of 16 years. The neurophysiologists encourage us further by saying that we lose gray cells at the rate of 150,000 a day, give or take a hundred or two. Now, some of you may not believe all you read, certainly not everything by psychologists, but there is at least one among you who goes along with the psychologists, and, of course, you know who I mean—your hard-working and learned secretary, who some time ago decided that I had long passed the age (as with most ages) of no return. No longer could I be trusted with a scientific paper but, maybe, a historical contribution might be achieved. So long past the time therefore when even that low form of cunning called experience can be counted on to bolster my wilting intelligence, I had to rub together my
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