Latest The Bell Curve Stories

High Childhood IQ Linked To Drug Use
2011-11-15 13:36:44

New research suggests that a high childhood IQ may be linked to subsequent illegal drug use.

Brain Imaging Shows Dyslexia Not A Matter Of IQ
2011-09-29 05:07:23

Stanford University researchers have used an imaging technique to show that brain activation patterns in children with poor reading skills and a low IQ are similar to those in poor readers with average IQs.

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.

2010-06-04 14:06:50

Low IQ scores in early adulthood are associated with an increased risk of attempted suicide in men, according to new research funded by the Wellcome Trust.

2009-05-01 20:10:11

Higher IQ is linked to more calculated risk taking and wiser economic choices, University of Minnesota researchers said. The study, to be published online in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, found those with better cognitive skills, in particular higher IQ, were more willing to take calculated risks, to save their money and to make more consistent choices.

2008-09-03 09:00:35

By HAL TARLETON By HAL TARLETON CHARLES MURRAY, the social scientist who created a stir 25 years ago with "Losing Ground," a critique of America's welfare policy and its deleterious effects on the recipients of federal altruism, is back with a critique of college.

2008-01-29 11:50:00

In an interview with Newsweek’s Joan Raymond, British Researcher Adrian Furnham reveals that men are not necessarily more intelligent than their female counterparts; however they certainly believe that they are. Adrian Furnham is a professor of psychology at University College London who studies “perceived intelligence”, or how smart people think they are.

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The word 'friseur' comes from French friseur, from friser ("to curl, frizz").