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2013-06-18 23:24:03

Company Offers Innovative, Customizable Technology-Enhanced Item-Creation Solutions Monterey, Calif (PRWEB) June 18, 2013 Pacific Metrics Corporation (http://www.pacificmetrics.com), a leading provider of online assessment technology solutions, announces that it has bolstered its full-service assessment offerings with innovative, customizable technology-enhanced item (TEI) solutions that can be scored with its market-leading automated scoring technology, CRASE®. These item-creation...

Baby Weight Gain Higher IQ
2013-06-18 13:26:08

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers from the University of Adelaide have discovered a link between a baby's weight in the first month after birth and a higher IQ by early school age. The scientists reported in the journal Pediatrics they found weight gain and increased head size during the first month of a baby's life could be linked to a child having a higher IQ. The team came to this conclusion after analyzing data from over 13,800 children who were born...

2013-06-06 10:43:07

Newly published research from an international team featuring UT Arlington assistant professor Jacob Resch has reaffirmed questions about portions of the popular computerized concussion assessment tool ImPACT. When administered as it is in a clinical setting, the test possessed strong reliability on some evaluation factors. But, on other factors, it miscategorized healthy participants as impaired as much as 46 percent of the time. Authors say the study illustrates the need for multiple...

Visual IQ Test Eliminates Cultural Bias
2013-05-23 15:40:23

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Testing for intelligence can be a tricky proposition, with the tests themselves often being the product of cultural or intellectual biases. Researchers from the University at Rochester believe they have found a simple, context-free visual test that can determine a person´s IQ regardless of cultural background, according to their report in the journal Current Biology. "Because intelligence is such a broad construct, you can't...

2013-05-17 23:15:56

New Study Authored by NYU Stern Professor Scott Galloway Examines Digital Performance of 42 Auto Brands. New York, NY (PRWEB) May 17, 2013 Today, L2 released its Digital IQ Index®: Auto 2013, a comprehensive assessment of 42 Auto brands´ digital performance over the past year. Despite a decade of financial setbacks and reputational woes, the U.S. Auto industry is in comeback mode, led in part by a successful commitment to digital. In this year´s Index, Detroit-based Ford, Jeep...


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