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  • 2019 July 11-13: Minneapolis, MN

    Welcome to the website for the 2019 International Society for Intelligence Research conference. This year, the meeting will be in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Minnesota has a

2nd Biennial Heterodoxy in Psychology Conference

We are pleased to announce the 2nd Biennial Heterodoxy in Psychology Conference to be held in Orange, California on 9 – 12 January 2020.  Richard Haier, Jon Wai and Linda Gottfredson will all be speaking at the conference about intelligence issues. For details about the conference and further information about [...]

September 13, 2019 Rosalind Arden News 0

Lifetime Achievement Award for Professors Camilla Benbow and David Lubinski

ISIR Lifetime Achievement Award  ISIR has awarded Professors Camilla Benbow and David Lubinski its highest honour: the Lifetime Achievement Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Field of Intelligence.  Congratulations to them both. Professors Camilla Benbow and David Lubinski are best known for leading the Study of Mathematically Precocious Youth (SMPY). [...]

August 27, 2019 Rosalind Arden Awards, Lifetime Achievement Awards 0

Winner of Best Student Talk at ISIR 2019

For the second year running, Ms Emily Willoughby  won the Best Student Talk at ISIR 2019, with The First Longitudinal Investigation of Cognitive Ability in Adult Adoptive Families.  Huge congratulations to Emily, who says “. . . what an honor to receive the award twice. Not sure if deserved, but certainly appreciated.” [...]

August 14, 2019 Rosalind Arden Awards, Conferences, Student Awards 0


With the ISIR 2019 conference about to start on 11th July in Minnesota, we are very pleased to announce the dates for the 2020 conference in Amsterdam as follows: Pre-conference day:  8th July 2020 Conference: 9th – 11th July 2020 More information coming very soon so please do watch this [...]

July 6, 2019 Rosalind Arden Conferences, News 0


A special issue of INTELLIGENCE on cognitive abilities in other animals is OUT NOW.  There will be 50 days of free open access. Here are links for you to follow: …     [...]

June 28, 2019 Rosalind Arden News 0

Professor Rex Jung is incoming ISIR President Elect

We are delighted to announce that Professor Rex Jung has been voted as the President Elect for ISIR.  Congratulations to Prof Jung who is an outstanding creativity researcher and practising neuropsychologist. [...]

June 8, 2019 Rosalind Arden News 0

Dunnette Prize

Dunnette Prize Is there someone whom you would like to nominate for a $50,000 cash prize? The recipient will have made “programmatic, significant, and lasting contributions to understanding the causal nature of individual differences on behaviour and performance”. The deadline for accepting nominations is June 30, 2019. To read more about [...]

May 5, 2019 Rosalind Arden News 0


It’s nearly time to vote for new additions to the ISIR Board. To see the current roster of those serving on the Board, please click here [...]

February 8, 2019 Rosalind Arden News 0

ISIR2019 and the MOVIES

Three Identical Strangers and the ISIR conference The movie Three Identical Strangers combines an intriguing narrative with an implicit discussion of nature and nurture. How much of the way we turn out is influenced by genes? Is it ethical to assign related children to different adoptive families for the sake of [...]

February 8, 2019 Rosalind Arden News 0

Professor Ian Deary awarded OBE

Professor Ian Deary, University of Edinburgh, has been awarded an OBE in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours list 2019 for his services to social sciences. Ian is known to many in ISIR for his research on cognitive abilities. He led globally unique studies using intelligence test scores that had been [...]

January 3, 2019 Rosalind Arden News 0