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2011-05-13 07:10:00

RESTON, Va., May 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite the tough economy, competition for private school admission continues to increase as many parents choose private schools to give their children a competitive edge. To fulfill this important niche, Test Tutor Publishing (AKA The Test Tutor) has created WPPSI-III(TM) and WISC-IV(TM) Test Preparation Kits to help children develop the skills needed for the IQ tests required for admission into the most selective private schools. Since its launch...

2011-04-28 00:00:28

JETNET LLC, the world leader in aviation market intelligence, announced its first Global Business Aviation Summit, to be held June 6-7, 2011 in New York City. The Summit is the first to be organized under JETNET iQ, JETNET's forecasting and premium advisory service for business aviation. Utica, NY (PRWEB) April 27, 2011 JETNET LLC, the world leader in aviation market intelligence, announced its first Global Business Aviation Summit, to be held June 6-7, 2011 in New York City. The theme of...

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2011-04-26 14:11:20

According to new research, intelligence tests are as much a measure of motivation as they are of mental ability. Researchers from Pennsylvania found that a high IQ score required both high intelligence and high motivation, but a low IQ score could be the result of a lack of either. The team also found that incentives helped increase IQ scores by a noticeable margin. The researchers analyzed previous studies of how material incentives affected the performance of over 2,000 people in...

2011-02-22 11:09:00

MONTEREY, Calif., Feb. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CTB/McGraw-Hill, a leading provider of PreK-12 and adult education assessments, today announced that company experts will present four sessions at the 12th Annual Innovations in Testing Conference. Produced by the Association of Test Publishers (ATP), the Conference features an exciting and informative program to facilitate the exchange of ideas, best practices, research, and applications for the educational assessment community. The...

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2011-02-08 08:25:00

In a new study, published Tuesday in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, researchers have discovered a link between early childhood diet and IQ. According to the authors, a diet that is high in fat, sugar, and processed food can hamper the development of younger kids in terms of intelligence, while consumption of products filled with vitamins and nutrients may have the opposite effect. Their findings were based on the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children (ALSPAC),...

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2011-01-28 09:13:06

We have developed an 'anytime' intelligence test, in other words a test that can be interrupted at any time, but that gives a more accurate idea of the intelligence of the test subject if there is a longer time available in which to carry it out", Jos© Hernández-Orallo, a researcher at the Polytechnic University of Valencia (UPV), tells SINC. This is just one of the many determining factors of the universal intelligence test. "The others are that it can be applied to any subject...

2011-01-15 00:00:41

JETNET LLC, the world leader in aviation market intelligence, announced today the launch of JETNET iQ, a forecasting and premium advisory service for the business aviation market. Utica, NY (Vocus/PRWEB) January 13, 2011 JETNET LLC, the world leader in aviation market intelligence, announced today the launch of JETNET iQ, a forecasting and premium advisory service for the business aviation market. "These are unprecedented times for business aviation", said Vincent Esposito, JETNET...

2010-12-15 12:40:00

MONTVALE, N.J., Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- iPacesetters formerly known as ARGI, announced today that Elsevier Business Intelligence has selected its Acuity product for the audience management of its media properties. Acuity was launched last September and ushers in an entirely new set of capabilities for audience development professionals. In development for over 2 years, Acuity was built to the specifications of today's publishing and media companies. It is not an enhancement of a...

2010-12-15 16:13:58

When computerized neuropsychological testing is used, high school athletes suffering from a sports-related concussion are less likely to be returned to play within one week of their injury, according to a study in The American Journal of Sports Medicine (published by SAGE). Unfortunately, concussed football players are less likely to have computerized neuropsychological testing than those participating in other sports. A total of 544 concussions were recorded by the High School Reporting...

2010-11-29 16:53:26

Storage capacity by numbers, not resolution, fuels fluid intelligence, Oregon researchers say One person correctly remembers four of eight items just seen but is fuzzy on details. Another person recalls only two of the items but with amazingly precise clarity. So what ability translates to higher IQ? According to a University of Oregon study, the answer is very clear: More items stored in short-term memory is linked to greater fluid intelligence, as measured in IQ tests. The resolution of...


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