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International Society for Intelligence Research

Welcome to the home of the International Society for Intelligence Research (ISIR).

Founded in the year 2000, the society is the focal scientific society for the world's researchers on human intelligence, publishes the leading journal in the field, and hosts an annual conference that rotates continents.


Our journal Intelligence publishes high-impact work on the key issues in intelligence, its causes and consequences.

View the current issue here.

For journal delivery matters

Susan Smith, Elsevier Society Liaison

(phone: +1 314-447-8699)


The Society hosts an annual meeting for novel research in areas as diverse as developmental, educational, geriatrics, basic neuroscience, biochemistry, genetics and evolution. Members receive a discount far exceeding the cost of membership.

Go here to join now.

2014 Conference

Graz, Austria, Dec 12-14, 2014.

Local hosts are: Aljoscha C. Neubauer & Mathias Benedek

2014 conference page (More information will be available in May 2014!)


With great sadness, we note the passing of Lifetime Achievement Awardee and leading figure in intelligence research over the last 50 years, Professor Arthur Jensen on October 22, 2012.

Donations invited

ISIR is a registered charity. If you would like to make a donation to the Society, credit card donations in any amount can be made by clicking here. Donations are tax-deductable against US income. ISIR's major expenditures are to support special conference events and and student travel. All are targeted to growing and sustaining a multidisciplinary, multinational, and collaborative cadre of researchers devoted to the empirical study of human intelligence, from its deep origins to its broad consequences.


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