CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Scientists report that they have mapped the physical architecture of intelligence in the brain. Theirs is one of the largest and most comprehensive analyses so far of the brain structures vital to general intelligence and to specific aspects of intellectual functioning, such as verbal comprehension and working memory.
Researchers at Harvard Medical School have significantly reduced from hours to minutes the time it takes to accurately detect autism in young children.
Measuring what are known as 'executive functions', which reflect the cognitive ability to deal with sudden problems, may make it possible to predict how good an elite football player will become in the future. This has been shown by a new study from Karolinska Institutet. Scientists believe for the first time that they have found the scientific key to what has previously been described as 'game intelligence' in successful football players.
Intelligence wins out over socio-economic status when it comes to career advancement according to a new study.
Nodding off in class may not be such a bad idea after all. New research from the University of Notre Dame shows that ...
Researchers are developing computational models based on “baby brainpower” or cognition exhibited in babies and very young children in hopes to boost artificial intelligence that have traditionally had difficulty handling nuances and uncertainty.
A new study found that bilingual immigrants are healthier than their unilingual counterparts.
Even though federal guidelines tell teenagers should sleep as long as they feel they need to, it was found that seven-hour sleeping 16-18 year olds do better academically than their nine-hour counterparts.
A new study showed that the best time of day for creativity is different following the type of a person.
“That’s not fair!” It’s a common playground complaint. But how early do children acquire this sense of fairness?
We put a lot of energy into improving our memory, intelligence, and attention. There are even drugs that make us sharper, such as Ritalin and caffeine. But maybe smarter isn’t really all that better. A new paper published in Current Directions in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science, warns that there are limits on how smart humans can get, and any increases in thinking ability are likely to come with problems.