Friday 19th July 2019,
Intelligence
  • 2019 July 11-13: Minneapolis, MN

    Welcome to the website for the 2019 International Society for Intelligence Research conference. This year, the meeting will be in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Minnesota has a

Behavioral Genetics assistant professorship!

The Department of Psychology at Michigan State University is seeking an outstanding scientist for a tenure system appointment in behavioral and statistical genetics at the rank of assistant professor effective August 16, 2017. We seek a scientist with an interdisciplinary line of scholarship and expertise in computational/statistical genetics as it [...]

October 12, 2016 Tim Job and workshop postings 0

New Job opening: Head of the Department of Psychological Sciences, College of Health and Human Sciences, Purdue University

New Job opening: Head of the Department of Psychological Sciences, College of Health and Human Sciences, Purdue University

The position of Head of the Department of Psychological Sciences, College of Health and Human Sciences, Purdue University is open, with applications requested now. You would need to provide leadership, vision, and serve as a facilitator for departmental research and scholarship, and educational activities, as well as management of the department. All [...]

October 4, 2016 Tim Job and workshop postings 0

2016 ISIR Prize for Best Student Paper

2016 ISIR Prize for Best Student Paper

Christin Lotz Biosketch: Christin obtained her diploma in psychology from the University of Trier, Germany. Currently, she is working on her PhD in educational science at the Saarland University, Germany and is mentored by Jörn Sparfeldt. Her research interests center how intelligence, complex problem solving, and educational attainment are connected. On the [...]

September 16, 2016 Tim News, Student Awards 0

The Neuroscience of Intelligence! (new book from ISIR past president Rich Haier)

  Examination copies available now!   [...]

September 13, 2016 Tim News 0

Great new post-doc with Texas Twin Project!

Texas Twin Project, Department of Psychology and Population Research Center A Postdoctoral Research position is available at the University of Texas at Austin under the supervision of Dr. Elliot Tucker-Drob and Dr. Paige Harden. The candidate will primarily work on the Texas Twin Project, which is currently funded by a [...]

September 8, 2016 Tim Job and workshop postings, News 0

How to nurture a talented child

Very nice new article in Nature covering the work of ISIR leaders Camilla Benbow, David Lubinski, and others, and what inspired professor Julian Stanley to give brilliant but bored 12-year-old named Joseph Bates the SAT college-admissions exam, normally taken by university-bound 16- to 18-year-olds in the United States. The 12 year old scored at [...]

September 7, 2016 Tim News 0

Replicable genetic variants influencing school, and IQ

The social science genetics consortium has been working to uncover the genes associated with educational attainment. First, in 2013, with 127,000 subjects, they were able to produce a polygenic risk score (PRS) explaining 2% variance in total years of education. This doubled to 4% once they had convinced collaborators to [...]

July 24, 2016 Tim News 0

Why are we getting smarter (BBC)

The BBC radio show The Why Factor asks “Why are we getting smarter“. This in-depth (18-minute) show features interviews with ISIR members Professor Jim Flynn and Dr Michael Woodley.   [...]

July 22, 2016 Tim News 0

2017: July 14-16 in Montreal

18th Annual meeting of ISIR: Montreal, Canada. July 14-16 Updates: YouTube videos of our keynote speakers, and distinguished awardees and guests! Professor Mat McGue: President’s invited speaker keynote: Up now! Professor Jim Flynn: Lifetime achievement award lecture: Up now! Professors Camilla P. Benbow and David Lubinski: Keynote Lecture: Up now! Professor Steven [...]

June 28, 2016 Tim Conferences 1

What is intelligence?

CUP are hosting a “virtual round table” on intelligence… Two great interactions so far between three leading members of ISIR: Rich Haier, Bob Sternberg, and Jim Flynn What is intelligence? Can brain biology help explain IQ? the ultimate goal of all intelligence research is to understand how to increase intelligence [...]

June 1, 2016 Tim News 0