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  • 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

Does grit out-weigh IQ? Massive UK study shows not

Some research has shown small associations between “grit” and academic achievement. These have been from small, selected samples, but the results have been widely cited as showing that “Grit outweighs IQ”. What do large, well controlled studies suggest? A new paper from the lab of lifetime awardee Robert Plomin and written by 2014 prize [...]

February 15, 2016 Tim News 0

Man’s best friend and IQ: Dog g in the Guardian

ISIR researchers Dr Rosalind Arden and Dr Mark J Adams have been studying intelligence in dogs, with fascinating symmetries between human and dog IQ suggesting that dogs may be good participants for research on IQ and perhaps research on preventing dementia (if dog-IQ scores could be used as a marker of [...]

February 9, 2016 Tim News 0

Interview with ISIR president-elect Rich Haier

ISIR president-elect Rich Haier discusses brain-imaging, genetics, the environment, and the future of IQ with psychology today. [...]

November 4, 2015 Tim News 0

Post-doc position working with the vast SMPY data base!

Research Associate: The Study of Mathematically Precocious Youth (SMPY) seeks a full-time post-doctoral Research Associatefor study oversight, conducting research, writing articles, laboratory management, and statistical analyses using the vast SMPY data base.  SMPY is a four-decade longitudinal study consisting of 5 cohorts and over 5,000 intellectually talented participants.  One chief responsibility of this position will be [...]

October 28, 2015 Tim Job and workshop postings 0

2015 Best Student Poster Prize

Biosketch: Ruth examines high-IQ as a potential risk factor for various disorders and diseases. She is especially interested in studying and advocating for those who possess dual exceptionalities in intellectual ability and disability. Her present research involves the recruitment of over 3700 American Mensa members, who test within or above the 98th percentile of intelligence, [...]

October 20, 2015 Tim Awards, News, Student Awards 0

Unique opportunity for an outstanding International researcher in Cognitive Ageing and/or Cognitive Epidemiology

The University of Edinburgh is offering a unique opportunity for an outstanding International researcher in Cognitive Ageing and/or Cognitive Epidemiology. The particular areas of possible expertise are wide. The successful candidate will be appointed to an Established Chair and will have immediate and full access to facilities within the world-leading MRC/BBSRC-funded Centre for Cognitive Ageing [...]

October 14, 2015 Tim Job and workshop postings, News 0


The Sense of Style: How to Think About Writing in the 21st Century. [...]

October 13, 2015 Tim News 2

ISIR 2015 Holden Award Address: Alice Dreger

ISIR 2015 Holden Award Address: Alice Dreger   [...]

October 12, 2015 Tim News 1

ISIR 2015 Invited Address Paul Sackett & Nathan Kuncel

ISIR 2015 Invited Address by Paul Sackett & Nathan Kuncel   [...]

October 12, 2015 Tim News 2

ISIR 2015 interview with Robert Plomin & David Lubinski

ISIR 2015 interview of Robert Plomin by David Lubinski   [...]

October 12, 2015 Tim News 2