A newly identified skill, dubbed "O" is a generalized ability that may help you to succeed at tasks that demand perceptual decisions.
Researchers report the adult IQ of preterm and low birth weight babies can be predicted by the age of two, but for full term babies, IQ can not be predicted until they are six.
According to a new Journal of Alzheimer's Disease study, common genetic variants in amyloid precursor protein are associated with fluid intelligence in children.
Researchers report those with trait anger, those who get angry as a disposition, are more likely to overestimate their intelligence level. Interestingly, researchers say, trait anger is linked to grandiose narcissism.
A new study addresses whether religiousity is associated with lower intelligence. Researchers report religious people appear to be predisposed to rely more heavily on intuition when it comes to decision making, over reasoning. They conclude cognitive training could allow religious minded people to maintain their believes without over relying on intuition when making decisions.
In terms of general intelligence, rocket scientists and brain surgeons are no smarter than the general population, researchers report.
A new study reveals newly hatched ducklings can quickly acquire the concepts of 'same' and 'different'.