Saturday 24th August 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

Consensus emerging: Intelligence is central to cognition, and critical to our future

First, Jon Wai’s finding the next Einstein blog hosts an interview with ISIR Founder, and Lifetime achievement award winner, Douglas Detterman noting just how very important the ability of people is to our past, present, and, most importantly, to our future. And in the same week, an (open) paper in Molecular Psychiatry (pdf here) [...]

September 22, 2014 Tim News 0

Senior Lecturer Position in Quantitative Methods, Vanderbilt’s Peabody College

The Quantitative Methods program in the Department of Psychology and Human Development of Vanderbilt’s Peabody College of Education and Human Development is searching to fill a senior lecturer position to teach introductory statistics courses at both the undergraduate and graduate level.  The appointment will likely begin in August, 2015, although [...]

September 18, 2014 Tim Job and workshop postings 0

Postdoctoral Research Associate in Cognitive Intervention (Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh)

Applications are invited for a PDRA position commencing from October 2014. The Dunhill Medical Trust funded “Tablet for Healthy Ageing” project seeks to design, develop and then test interventions to be used with older adults using tablet PCs and related technology. The post will be for 18 months. The successful [...]

September 17, 2014 Tim Job and workshop postings 0

Art Jensen’s Archives… Now (mostly) online!!

The Arthur Jensen archives are now online or searchable.   In total, some 37 boxes of documents of correspondence, data!, professional materials and personal materials are available. Digital material is online, and other material can be searched and located. [...]

September 15, 2014 Tim News 0

Impact factor up!

Cover of the Journal

The 2013 impact data just came out for Intelligence (the society’s journal). Articles were cited  2752 times, giving an Impact Factor of  3.162. Congratulations to our authors, reviewers, and to editor Professor Douglas Detterman!   [...]

July 30, 2014 Tim News 0

What is life like with IQ 70, or 170?

Author Daniel Keyes passed away in June of 2014. If you’ve not seen it, you may enjoy the movie of his book “Flowers for Algernon The Oscar winning movie “Charly” follows Cliff Robertson through the scientific and human drama of an experimental treatment shifting his IQ from around 70 to over 170… [...]

July 14, 2014 Tim News 0

Is Chimp IQ similar to human IQ? First steps show it is heritable.

Intelligence features in this month’s National Geographic The data are from one of the first heritability studies of IQ in chimpanzees. Chimps have a “g” factor, and aspects of it are linked to relatedness among individuals – i.e., appear to be transmitted genetically. Future work on the molecular basis of IQ in [...]

July 13, 2014 Tim News 0

Research in action: Nathan Kuncel explains what IQ tests predict about school achievement

Intelligence research is one of the most immediately applicable (“translatable” to use the jargon) fields of psychology. Here, Nathan Kuncel (Marvin D. Dunnette Distinguished Professor of Industrial-Organizational Psychology at the University of Minnesota) gives a clear and straightforward talk on just how strong IQ tests are as predictors, and how [...]

July 10, 2014 Tim News 0

2014: Graz, Austria DEC 12-14

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2014 local hosts: Aljoscha C. Neubauer & Mathias Benedek Watch the keynotes Susan Pinker Talk: The Elephant in the Room! 2014 Distinguished Contributor Interview with Ian Deary The annual conference offers an opportunity for those interested in intelligence to meet, present their research, and discuss current research. Conference Highlights conference [...]

July 4, 2014 Tim Conferences 0

Florida Twin Project postdoc

A post-doctoral position is available starting July 1, 2014 on an NICHD-funded twin project on reading, behavior, and environment at the Florida State University.  This project is one of six comprising the Florida Learning Disabilities Research Center, and it includes data on school-based measures of reading achievement as well as [...]

June 2, 2014 Tim Job and workshop postings 0