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    2017: July 14-16 in Montreal

    Deadline extended to March 17 – bring your friends and help grow our society! 17th Annual meeting of ISIR: Montreal, Canada. July 14-16 Highlights: The conference offers an

2018: July 13-15 In Edinburgh, UK

Royal College of Physicians, Edinburgh Wedding Photos

The local hosts are Michelle Luciano and Timothy Bates. The conference offers an unrivaled opportunity for those interested in intelligence to meet, present their research, and discuss current questions and applications. Conference Highlights View or print the Conference Flyer (available closer to the date!) LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD ADDRESS TBD KEYNOTE ADDRESS Professor [...]

February 4, 2017 Tim Conferences 0

Conference of the Society for the Neuroscience of Creativity 2017-Call for Abstracts

Conference of the Society for the Neuroscience of Creativity 2017-Call for Abstracts

Rex Jung (ISIR member and our host for ABQ 2014) brings the 2017 meeting of the Society for the Neuroscience of Creativity to our attention. Creative thoughts are linked to intelligence and this conference will be of interest to many in ISIR. The meeting is on March 24th in San Francisco, right [...]

January 6, 2017 Tim News 0

Are you thinking? Toward “A Rationality Quotient”

Rationality_quotient

Professor Keith. Stanovich  and colleagues Richard. West, and Maggie. Toplak have a terrific new book out which focuses not on how well we reason at our best (the domain of cognitive ability research), but systems that affect when people reason and when they use default mechanisms that don’t involve effortful cognition. Highly recommended! [...]

December 22, 2016 Tim News 0

Looking for a post doc? Able to analyse and write-up cognitive ability data?

Looking for a post doc? Able to analyse and write-up cognitive ability data?

ISIR awardee and member Sophie von Stumm has a 6-month position working on Wellcome Trust and Templeton projects. Apply by mid-January. https://jobs.gold.ac.uk/vacancy/post-doctoral-research-assistant-291667.html [...]

December 19, 2016 Tim Job and workshop postings 0

ISIR board member Jelte Wicherts awarded prestigious ERC Consolidator Grant to improve statistical rigour in psychology

Jelte WIcherts

ISIR congratulates our rising-star board-member Jelte Wicherts on being awarded a substantial and prestigious ERC Consolidator Grant to improve statistical rigour in psychology. Jelte is in the Department of Methodology and Statistics at Tilburg University in the Netherlands, where he heads a research group that focuses on biases in statistical decision [...]

December 5, 2016 Tim News 0

Behavioral Genetics assistant professorship!

MSU

The Department of Psychology at Michigan State University is seeking an outstanding scientist for a tenure system appointment in behavioral and statistical genetics at the rank of assistant professor effective August 16, 2017. We seek a scientist with an interdisciplinary line of scholarship and expertise in computational/statistical genetics as it [...]

October 12, 2016 Tim Job and workshop postings 0

New Job opening: Head of the Department of Psychological Sciences, College of Health and Human Sciences, Purdue University

New Job opening: Head of the Department of Psychological Sciences, College of Health and Human Sciences, Purdue University

The position of Head of the Department of Psychological Sciences, College of Health and Human Sciences, Purdue University is open, with applications requested now. You would need to provide leadership, vision, and serve as a facilitator for departmental research and scholarship, and educational activities, as well as management of the department. All [...]

October 4, 2016 Tim Job and workshop postings 0

The Neuroscience of Intelligence! (new book from ISIR past president Rich Haier)

Haier smaller

  Examination copies available now!   [...]

September 13, 2016 Tim News 0

Great new post-doc with Texas Twin Project!

Austin lab

Texas Twin Project, Department of Psychology and Population Research Center A Postdoctoral Research position is available at the University of Texas at Austin under the supervision of Dr. Elliot Tucker-Drob and Dr. Paige Harden. The candidate will primarily work on the Texas Twin Project, which is currently funded by a [...]

September 8, 2016 Tim Job and workshop postings, News 0

How to nurture a talented child

Nurting talent splash

Very nice new article in Nature covering the work of ISIR leaders Camilla Benbow, David Lubinski, and others, and what inspired professor Julian Stanley to give brilliant but bored 12-year-old named Joseph Bates the SAT college-admissions exam, normally taken by university-bound 16- to 18-year-olds in the United States. The 12 year old scored at [...]

September 7, 2016 Tim News 0