Wednesday 23rd July 2014,
Intelligence
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    2014: Graz, Austria DEC 12-14

    The 2014 local hosts are: Aljoscha C. Neubauer & Mathias Benedek The annual conference offers an opportunity for those interested in intelligence to meet, present

What is life like with IQ 70, or 170?

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Author Daniel Keyes passed away in June of 2014. If you’ve not seen it, you may enjoy the movie of his book “Flowers for Algernon The Oscar winning movie “Charly” follows Cliff Robertson through the scientific and human drama of an experimental treatment shifting his IQ from around 70 to over 170… [...]

July 14, 2014 Tim News 0

Is Chimp IQ similar to human IQ? First steps show it is heritable.

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Intelligence features in this month’s National Geographic The data are from one of the first heritability studies of IQ in chimpanzees. Chimps have a “g” factor, and aspects of it are linked to relatedness among individuals – i.e., appear to be transmitted genetically. Future work on the molecular basis of IQ in [...]

July 13, 2014 Tim News 0

Research in action: Nathan Kuncel explains what IQ tests predict about school achievement

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Intelligence research is one of the most immediately applicable (“translatable” to use the jargon) fields of psychology. Here, Nathan Kuncel (Marvin D. Dunnette Distinguished Professor of Industrial-Organizational Psychology at the University of Minnesota) gives a clear and straightforward talk on just how strong IQ tests are as predictors, and how [...]

July 10, 2014 Tim News 0

2014: Graz, Austria DEC 12-14

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The 2014 local hosts are: Aljoscha C. Neubauer & Mathias Benedek The annual conference offers an opportunity for those interested in intelligence to meet, present their research, and discuss current research. Conference Highlights View or print the conference flyer! LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD ADDRESS IAN DEARY, University of Edinburgh KEYNOTE ADDRESS [...]

July 4, 2014 Tim Conferences, Conferences - Current 0

Florida Twin Project postdoc

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A post-doctoral position is available starting July 1, 2014 on an NICHD-funded twin project on reading, behavior, and environment at the Florida State University.  This project is one of six comprising the Florida Learning Disabilities Research Center, and it includes data on school-based measures of reading achievement as well as [...]

June 2, 2014 Tim Job and workshop postings 0

2014 Conference Registration and Paper Submission

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June 1 sees the Graz 2014 Meeting announcement, and details on Hotels, registration, paper submission, and symposium suggestions. Get ready for a great meeting! [...]

June 1, 2014 Tim News 0

New Website!

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Our new website went live on May 29 2014! Many thanks to Paolo at  New Tree Design and to Professor Timothy Bates for making this happen! [...]

June 1, 2014 Tim News 0

From DNA to Social Minds: June 30 – July 1, 2014, York, UK

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This meeting will address the links from DNA and genetics, to Social Behavior York UK, June 30th/July 1st 2014 https://sites.google.com/site/fromdnatosocialminds [...]

May 17, 2014 Tim Job and workshop postings 0

2013: Melbourne, Australia: December 12-14

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The conference program is here (pdf). Lifetime Achievement Award: Linda Gottfredson: Empirical Treasure, Lost and Found Distinguished contributor Interview: Nicholas Mackintosh Photo gallery: currently hosted at Swinburne [...]

December 25, 2013 Paolo Conferences, Conferences - Past 0

2013 John B. Carroll Award for Research Methodology

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Natalie Borter Biosketch: Natalie grew up in Oberems (Switzerland). She received her Master of Science degree in Psychology from the University of Bern, where she currently is a doctoral student at the Department of Personality, Differential Psychology, and Psychological Testing and Assessment. Her current research interests are in modeling methods [...]

December 25, 2013 Tim Student Awards 0
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