Wednesday 01st April 2020,

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 related children to different adoptive families for the sake of [...]

February 8, 2019 Rosalind Arden News 0

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 globally unique studies using intelligence test scores that had been [...]

January 3, 2019 Rosalind Arden News 0

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 at the 2018 conference. We write to oppose that decision, [...]

October 20, 2018 Tim News 0

2018 John B. Carroll Award for Research Methodology: Inga Schwabe

Inga Schwabe Biosketch: Inga grew up in Paderborn, Germany. She received her M.Sc. in Applied Cognitive Psychology from the University of Twente (Netherlands) in 2013 where she then started her Ph.D. research at the department of Research Methodology, Measurement and Data Analysis. Her doctoral dissertation discusses a number of psychometric issues that [...]

August 24, 2018 Tim Student Awards 0

2018 ISIR Prize for Best Student Poster

Cassidy Burningham Biosketch:  Cassidy grew up in Salt Lake City, Utah with a family who has supported her throughout her entire life. Growing up with family and friends who were constantly asking for her advice is what drove Cassidy in to the world of behavioral science. Cassidy received her Bachelor’s [...]

August 4, 2018 Tim Awards, Student Awards 0

2018 ISIR Prize for Best Paper

Helen Elizabeth Davis Biosketch: Helen Elizabeth Davis Helen grew up in the borderlands of southern New Mexico where she enjoyed a free-range childhood hunting for ladybugs in the Sacramento Mountains. She received her B.A. from the University of Missouri in 2003. Before attending graduate school, Helen began working for the Tsimane [...]

July 25, 2018 Tim Awards, Student Awards 0

19th Annual ISIR Conference: Edinburgh, 2018: July 13-15

Local hosts Dr. Michelle Luciano and Professor Timothy Bates warmly welcome you Edinburgh. The conference offers an unrivaled opportunity for those interested in intelligence to meet, present their research, and discuss current questions and applications. Conference Highlights Conference Flyer! (pdf) Meeting Programme (online)   PRESIDENT’S INVITED ADDRESS: Madness, Genius and the origin of the brain: Molecular [...]

July 12, 2018 Tim Conferences, Conferences - Past 1

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: Do 10-year old children stereotype males as more intellectually brilliant [...]

June 5, 2018 Tim News 0

Psychometric Researcher, Johnson O’Connor Research Foundation

Post now filled! Johnson O’Connor have a job opening for a psychometric researcher. ISIR people who have seen this team at the conferences may know people who would be good candidates! The Johnson O’Connor Research Foundation is a not-for-profit scientific and educational organization that conducts an ongoing program of individual-differences research and testing in [...]

May 9, 2018 Tim Job and workshop postings 0

2017 Lifetime achievement Award: Jim Flynn

The Lifetime Achievement Award is ISIR’s highest honor, reserved for individuals who have, over their professional lifetime, substantially advanced the field of intelligence.  The 2017 awardee was Professor James (Jim) Flynn. Professor Flynn is a renowned Political Scientist. His work on cognitive ability and IQ incorporates his background in philosophy and [...]

January 11, 2018 Tim Awards, Lifetime Achievement Awards 0