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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

ISIR 2015 Keynote address – Roberto Colom: Understanding Human Intelligence: The Brain Connection

ISIR 2015 Keynote address – Roberto Colom: Understanding Human Intelligence: The Brain Connection [...]

October 12, 2015 Tim News 0

ISIR research using an iPhone application

ISIR member Sophie von Stumm has released an iPhone application used in her lab to investigate links between mood and cognitive performance. They’re keen to test more people and interested readers can sign up to participate in research here. [...]

October 7, 2015 Tim News 0

Great writeup on prodigious talent in Scientific American

Very nice writeup on the origins of prodigious talent, citing and quoting a range of ISIR member’s work, written by Zac Hambrick. Link here   [...]

September 28, 2015 Tim News 0

Elsbeth Stern Talk on Intelligence, Graz ISIR 2014

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

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?

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

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

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

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