Thursday 21st March 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

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

Sephira Ryman 2015 ISIR Prize for Best Student Paper

Sephira Ryman Biosketch: Sephira obtained her BA in Psychology from Wellesley College and her MSc in Clinical Neuropsychology from the University of New Mexico. She is currently working toward her PhD in Clinical Neuropsychology at the University of New Mexico. Her primary research interest is in understanding how neural structure and function [...]

April 16, 2016 Tim Awards, Student Awards 0

ISIR President Earl B Hunt: 1933-2016

Professor Earl “Buz” Hunt passed away peacefully early on April 13. His wife, Mary Lou, passed on this sad information for us: Dear Family, Friends and Colleagues of Buz Hunt: Early this morning my husband and best friend, Earl “Buz” Hunt died peacefully in his sleep. He left this world [...]

April 14, 2016 Tim News 0

Ruben Arslan: 2015 John B. Carroll Award for Methodology

Ruben Arslan Biosketch: 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 interests have an evolutionary angle on individual differences in common. He has studied paternal age [...]

April 8, 2016 Tim News, Student Awards 0