Six things we learned from that massive new study of intelligence genes

0000-0002-8715-2896 Six things we learned from that massive new study of intelligence genes   Posted May 26, 2017 by Tabitha M. Powledge in Uncategorized post-info AddThis Sharing Buttons above Genes help shape intelligence, period. That’s

I Know What You Think: Collective Intelligence in Online Communication

Have you ever wondered what factors may shape the interactions we have in online chatrooms? With the advent of the Internet 20+ years ago, the ways in which we communicate have drastically changed, allowing us to easily interact nonverbally or … Continue reading »

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Science for the People: On Intelligence

sftpThis week Science for the People is learning about how scientists and society measure intelligence, and the relationship between smartness and success. We’re joined by cognitive psychologist Scott Barry Kaufman, to talk about his book Ungifted: Intelligence Redefined. We’ll also talk to Nathaniel Barr, postdoctoral researcher at the University of Waterloo, about research into the relationship between smartphone use and cognitive skills.

*Josh provides research & social media help to Science for the People and is, therefore, completely biased.


Filed under: Follies of the Human Condition Tagged: intelligence, IQ, Nathaniel Barr, Podcast, science for the people, Scott Barry Kaufman, Ungifted

Do AA and other 12-step programs work? Does breastfeeding raise IQ?

Do 12-step programs for addiction treatment work? Are 12-step programs like Alcoholics Anonymous and Narcotics Anonymous effective treatments for addiction? That long-time dispute has just popped up again, prompted mostly by an Atlantic article with the click-worthy title “The Irrationality … Continue reading »

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