Monday 09th December 2019,

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ISIR research using an iPhone application

ISIR member Sophie von Stumm has released an iPhone application used in her lab to investigate links between mood and cognitive performance. They’re keen to test more people and interested readers can sign up to participate in research here. [...]

October 7, 2015 News

Great writeup on prodigious talent in Scientific American

Very nice writeup on the origins of prodigious talent, citing and quoting a range of ISIR member’s work, written by Zac Hambrick. Link here   [...]

September 28, 2015 News

Elsbeth Stern Talk on Intelligence, Graz ISIR 2014

Our final video update from Graz 2014 is here! Hear a discussion of whether IQ can be separated from teaching, learning, and learning outcomes. [...]

September 26, 2015 Conferences - Past, News

Longevity and IQ correlate for (almost entirely) genetic reasons

ISIR member Rosalind Arden in the news with data from three large epidemiological samples showing that the well-known link between high IQ and longer lifespan is largely genetic in origin. [...]

August 14, 2015 News

Computer IQ?

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 [...]

June 27, 2015 News

New Mexico history and sights #1: Los Alamos

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

June 24, 2015 News
2015 ISIR Prize Ruben Arslan

2015 ISIR Prize Ruben Arslan

  Ruben was born in Aachen, Germany, and studied psychology at Humboldt University Berlin. He is now working toward a PhD at the Georg August University Göttingen in the Biological Personality Lab with Lars Penke. His research takes an evolutionary approach to individual differences. He [...]

June 22, 2015 News

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

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 [...]

February 10, 2015 News

ISIR lifetime achievement award winner

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 [...]

January 18, 2015 News

Building strength since 1971: Study of Mathematically Precocious Youth

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 [...]

January 13, 2015 News