How the human brain processes information differs from the brains of other primates. This may help explain why human cognitive abilities are superior to other animals.
A newly identified skill, dubbed "O" is a generalized ability that may help you to succeed at tasks that demand perceptual decisions.
Children who sleep less than 9 hours per night have significant differences in brain regions associated with memory, intelligence, and well-being compared to their peers who sleep 9 or more hours per night. Less sleep in children was also associated with increased risks of depression, anxiety, and impulsive behaviors.
The higher a man's IQ, the more likely he is to partake in betting on horse races, a new study concludes.
Providing DHA, an omega-3 fatty acid, to children born prematurely boosted their IQ by 3.5 points compared to preterm infants who did not receive DHA supplementation.
Contrary to previous findings, a new study reports those who rise early tend to have superior verbal skills compared to night owls.