Stillwater, Oklahoma City on list of America's brainiest cities

www.theatlanticcities.com Published: June 26, 2013
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In the knowledge age, "smart" cities and metros have a considerable economic advantage, reports The Atlantic Cities.

Economists have shown how urban and regional economic growth turn on education levels or so-called "human capital" (measured by the share of adults who hold college degrees). Others show the connections between knowledge and creative jobs, innovation, and economic growth. Still others focus on the role of specific skills — knowledge, social, and physical — in economic and urban development



This year's analysis from Lumosity is based on data from 2.4 million users. The rankings cover five key cognitive areas: memory, processing speed, flexibility, attention, and problem solving. See this story on www.theatlanticcities.com