Saturday 23rd September 2017,
Intelligence
  • Royal College of Physicians, Edinburgh Wedding Photos

    2018: July 13-15 In Edinburgh, UK

    The local hosts are Michelle Luciano and Timothy Bates. The conference offers an unrivaled opportunity for those interested in intelligence to meet, present their research, and discuss

Elsbeth Stern Talk on Intelligence, Graz ISIR 2014

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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 Tim Conferences - Past, News 0

Longevity and IQ correlate for (almost entirely) genetic reasons

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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 Tim News 0

Computer IQ?

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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 items (they can be translated into simple algebra and arithmetic). [...]

June 27, 2015 Tim News 0

New Mexico history and sights #1: Los Alamos

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

June 24, 2015 Tim News 0

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 has studied paternal age effects on intelligence, personality, mortality and [...]

June 22, 2015 Tim News 0

2016: St Petersburg, Russia July 15-17

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The 2016 local hosts: Yulia Kovas, Tatiana Tikhomirova, and Sergey Malykh. The conference offers an unrivalled opportunity for those interested in intelligence to meet, present their research, and discuss current questions and applications. Welcome Letter here (pdf). And a welcome video here. Conference Guides View or print the ISIR-Flier-2016, Schedule-at-a-glance, Full Program! (pdf), Practical Information, Summer [...]

June 19, 2015 Tim Conferences, Conferences - Past 1

Research Assistant – Psychology, Edinburgh

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A full time research assistant post is available in the Centre for Cognitive Ageing and Cognitive Epidemiology (CCACE) at the University of Edinburgh. This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious researcher to join a multi-centre research team working on a Medical Research Council-funded project which aims to understand sedentary [...]

May 26, 2015 Tim Job and workshop postings 0

Postdoctoral Research Associate/Study Co-ordinator – Psychology, Edinburgh

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The University of Edinburgh is looking for a Study Co-ordinator of the internationally-renowned Lothian Birth Cohort 1936 (LBC1936). The successful applicant will have a PhD in psychology or a related biological or social science, and will be keen to obtain valuable project management experience as well as the opportunity to [...]

May 26, 2015 Tim Job and workshop postings 0

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

Nick Mackintosh

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 calm and honest thinking about IQ. He was universally remembered [...]

February 10, 2015 Tim News 0

ISIR lifetime achievement award winner

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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 the 27th APS Annual Convention, which will be held May [...]

January 18, 2015 Tim News 0