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IQ Score Not A Good Gauge Of Intelligence
2012-12-20 05:34:58

Researchers have set out to debunk the myth that IQ is an accurate way to measure intelligence, and the results of their study are already rattling conventional wisdom about what makes us smart.

2012-12-18 11:10:59

A desire for expensive, high-status goods is related to feelings of social status - which helps explain why minorities are attracted to bling, a new study suggests.

2012-11-15 11:34:48

Prenatal and childhood exposure to flame retardant compounds are linked to poorer attention, fine motor coordination and IQ in school-aged children.

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2012-10-04 09:39:28

Researchers from the American Academy of Neurology recently found that a mother’s high blood pressure during pregnancy could impact a child’s cognitive skills long into adulthood.

Genetics of Intelligence Remains A Riddle
2012-10-03 12:28:03

A new study from Union College shows that the genes long thought to be linked to intelligence actually appear to have no bearing on one's IQ.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.