Monday 22nd January 2018,
Intelligence

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

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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

Building strength since 1971: Study of Mathematically Precocious Youth

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Fabulous writeup of the work of ISIR leaders Camilla Benbow and David Lubinski, building on pioneer (and distinguished interviewee) Julian Stanley. So, “How can we set up highly intelligent kids to become highly successful adults?” Read much more here on the Huffington Post. [...]

January 13, 2015 Tim News 0

ISIR talks!

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This is a growing list of the awesome talks we had in Graz, which authors have kindly made available via figshare. Please cite them if you use this reference! Kazi, Smaragda (2015): Embedding Cognizance in Intellectual Development. 10.6084/m9.figshare.1299354 Latvala, Antti (2015): Paternal antisocial behavior and sons’ cognitive ability: A population-based [...]

January 10, 2015 Tim News 0

2014 Best Student Poster Prize

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Margherita Malanchini Biosketch: Margherita is a PhD student funded by the Economic and Social Research Council- ESRC, based at Goldsmiths University of London. Margherita’s PhD research focuses on investigating the aetiology and brain correlates of those non-cognitive factors (such as motivation, self-perceived ability and anxiety) implicated in mathematical learning. The project [...]

December 29, 2014 Tim Awards, Student Awards 0