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Healthier Diets For Children Lead To Better IQ
2012-08-09 09:09:29

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online According to new research from the University of Adelaide, children who eat healthier may have a slightly higher IQ while those that have a junk food diet might have a slightly lower IQ. Dr. Lisa Smithers, a Public Health researcher at the University of Adelaide led the study. She examined the link between the eating habits of children at six months, 15 months and two years, and their IQ at eight years of age. The study...

Women Are Smarter Than Men
2012-07-16 10:46:25

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online “Woman brane reel gud, better then men brane.” Here´s another study for the “obvious” file: Women are smarter than men. As you reach for this file (which by now should be located in an easy-to-reach spot on your desk) you´ll likely notice several other stories bearing the same headline. For example, a 2008 Higher Education Policy Institute report said women are not only more likely to get...

2012-06-11 09:53:11

Conclusions illustrate complexities of analyzing student achievement Closing the academic gaps in performance among students from diverse backgrounds is a challenge for schools and a mandate from the government. The No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 has prompted schools and school districts to re-examine elements that impact student achievements. A study completed by a recent graduate from University of Houston's Executive Education Doctorate in Professional Leadership suggests that...

2012-02-14 10:17:35

Intelligence — what does it really mean? In the 1800s, it meant that you were good at memorizing things, and today intelligence is measured through IQ tests where the average score for humans is 100. Researchers at the Department of Philosophy, Linguistics and Theory of Science at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, have created a computer program that can score 150. IQ tests are based on two types of problems: progressive matrices, which test the ability to see patterns in...

2012-02-13 22:53:29

    University of Granada researchers have designed a new corpse identification technique that is more reliable and less costly than those currently employed.     To carry out this study, the researchers collected data from a sample of 500 alive individuals from Mediterranean regions. University of Granada researchers have developed a new forensic identification technique that compares the skull with one or several pictures of the subject while still alive....

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