Tuesday 07th July 2015,
Intelligence
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    2015: Albuquerque, New Mexico September 18-20

    The 2015 local hosts are Professors Rex Jung and Ron Yeo. The conference offers an unrivaled opportunity for those interested in intelligence to meet, present their research, and

Computer IQ?

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Researchers at Microsoft Beijing have written a computer program to solve IQ test items. This is a long standing field in ISIR-member’s research, with computer algorithms used to both create (the work of Just) and model the solving of Raven’s items (they can be translated into simple algebra and arithmetic). [...]

June 27, 2015 Tim News 0

New Mexico history and sights #1: Los Alamos

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With both Los Alamos and Trinity, New Mexico was a main site for the Manhattan Project. [...]

June 24, 2015 Tim News 0

Booking for ABQ2015? Spend a day on the 17th

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Arrive a day ahead (17th) for two free Workshops and an Albuquerque tour Adam Fraser (Elsevier) will be running a publishing workshop. Plus, Marty Nemko will be running an effective presentation seminar, in which you can learn from a pro, and dry-run your talk if you wish. Plus, in the [...]

June 16, 2015 Tim News 0

Research Assistant – Psychology, Edinburgh

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A full time research assistant post is available in the Centre for Cognitive Ageing and Cognitive Epidemiology (CCACE) at the University of Edinburgh. This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious researcher to join a multi-centre research team working on a Medical Research Council-funded project which aims to understand sedentary [...]

May 26, 2015 Tim Job and workshop postings 0

Postdoctoral Research Associate/Study Co-ordinator – Psychology, Edinburgh

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The University of Edinburgh is looking for a Study Co-ordinator of the internationally-renowned Lothian Birth Cohort 1936 (LBC1936). The successful applicant will have a PhD in psychology or a related biological or social science, and will be keen to obtain valuable project management experience as well as the opportunity to [...]

May 26, 2015 Tim Job and workshop postings 0

The (ISIR) Conference Manifesto

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Coming to ABQ? Some awesome advice for academics, presenters, and all of us in this nice New York Times article “The Conference Manifesto” We’ll have not only Steven Pinker on hand to explain how to explain, but Marty Nemko to present your talk, AND a presentation on how to publish [...]

May 5, 2015 Tim News 0

A wide-ranging interview with the late professor Nicholas Mackintosh, learning theorist, and distinguished contributor to IQ research

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Professor Nicholas Mackintosh passed away in February of 2015. He is keenly missed. Among academics he was remembered by colleagues as, variously, a pioneer in associative learning theory, a wonderful head of department at Cambridge, and a leading promoter of calm and honest thinking about IQ. He was universally remembered [...]

February 10, 2015 Tim News 0

ISIR lifetime achievement award winner

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2014 ISIR lifetime award winner Ian Deary also to be awarded the 2015 James McKeen Cattell Fellow Award for his lifetime contributions to the field of applied psychological science! Read more here, or come and hear his award address at the 27th APS Annual Convention, which will be held May [...]

January 18, 2015 Tim News 0

Building strength since 1971: Study of Mathematically Precocious Youth

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Fabulous writeup of the work of ISIR leaders Camilla Benbow and David Lubinski, building on pioneer (and distinguished interviewee) Julian Stanley. So, “How can we set up highly intelligent kids to become highly successful adults?” Read much more here on the Huffington Post. [...]

January 13, 2015 Tim News 0

ISIR talks!

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This is a growing list of the awesome talks we had in Graz, which authors have kindly made available via figshare. Please cite them if you use this reference! Kazi, Smaragda (2015): Embedding Cognizance in Intellectual Development. 10.6084/m9.figshare.1299354 Latvala, Antti (2015): Paternal antisocial behavior and sons’ cognitive ability: A population-based [...]

January 10, 2015 Tim News 0