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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 [...]

September 13, 2019 News


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 [...]

July 6, 2019 Conferences, News


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: authors.elsevier.com/a/1ZA6PaSXLqT65 https://authors.elsevier.com/a/1ZA6P_3fG8atLF … https://authors.elsevier.com/a/1ZA6PaSXLmexN https://authors.elsevier.com/a/1ZA6PaSXLmeo3 https://authors.elsevier.com/a/1ZA6PaSXLmevy https://authors.elsevier.com/a/1ZA6PaSXLmetg https://authors.elsevier.com/a/1ZA6PaSXLirWY     [...]

June 28, 2019 News

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 News

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 [...]

May 5, 2019 News


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 News

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 [...]

February 8, 2019 News

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 [...]

January 3, 2019 News
Open Letter to IAEVG board

Open Letter to IAEVG board

An Open Letter to the Board and Members of the International Association for Educational and Vocational Guidance (IAEVG): The Board of the International Association for Educational and Vocational Guidance (IAEVG) revoked Dr. Linda Gottfredson’s invitation to give a keynote address [...]

October 20, 2018 News
British Society for Individual Differences (BSPID) Jul 12, 2018 Edinburgh  Programme

British Society for Individual Differences (BSPID) Jul 12, 2018 Edinburgh Programme

Venue: Room F21, 7 George Square, EH8 9JZ, Edinburgh. 9am: Welcome to BSPID 2018! (registration here) 9:10-10:15: Keynote: Dr. Kathryn Asbury, York University They called him Scar Boy: How Qualitative Methods can add value to Behavioural Genetics? 10:15-10:45: Morning Tea 10:45-noon: Talks Yue Li: [...]

June 5, 2018 News