Latest Intelligence quotient Stories

2013-10-15 20:56:45

Kids in rural poverty score lower on visual, higher on verbal tests of working memory than urban counterparts Studies have long shown a difference in cognitive ability between high- and low-income children, but for the first time, scientists have found a difference between low-income children growing up in rural areas and those growing up in urban environments. Researchers at Dartmouth College have found that children growing up in rural poverty score significantly lower on visual...

Brain Training Games Do Not Make You More Intelligent
2013-10-08 08:49:16

[ Watch the Video: Mind Games Don't Improve Intelligence ] Michael Harper for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Brain teasers and other IQ games can be found nearly anywhere online, promising to improve mental function and even boost intelligence. Now one Georgia Institute of Technology researcher says these claims are only half true. While these types of games may improve mental dexterity, particularly where memory is concerned, they cannot improve overall intelligence....

2013-10-04 23:03:50

Power Almanac now providing Deltek GovWin IQ clients access to the most comprehensive and up-to-date information about local government decision-makers. Herndon, VA (PRWEB) October 04, 2013 Deltek, the leading global provider of enterprise software and information solutions for government contractors and professional services firms, recently announced a partnership with Power Almanac – a comprehensive and up-to-date online source of data and information about local governments. Through...

2013-10-02 13:05:55

Brain and song structure in zebra finches are strongly influenced by the environment The song of songbirds is a learned, complex behavior and subject to strong selective forces. However, it is difficult to tease apart the influence of the genetic background and the environment on the expression of individual variation in song. Scientists from the Max Planck Institute for Ornithology in Seewiesen in collaboration with international researchers now compared song and brain structure of...

2013-09-30 23:17:50

JETNET is celebrating 25 years of delivering professional aircraft research services at this year’s NBAA in Las Vegas. They’re inviting all attendees to a free JETNET iQ State of the Market Briefing on Tuesday, and a cocktail reception Wednesday afternoon at their booth. Utica, NY (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 JETNET LLC, the world leader in aviation market intelligence, will exhibit at NBAA2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada and is celebrating 25 years of delivering professional aircraft research...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.