andrewducker + iq   46

Believing You Can Get Smarter Makes You Smarter
Teaching people that intelligence is malleable makes them more likely to improve their ability.
psychology  intelligence  learning  iq  motivation  education  mind  research 
january 2010 by andrewducker
Gene for memory and IQ gives students low grades
Gene increases memory and intelligence - but also makes you stressed and emotional vulnerable.
IQ  memory  psychology  genetics 
september 2009 by andrewducker
How to Raise Our I.Q.
Another proven intervention is to tell junior-high-school students that I.Q. is expandable, and that their intelligence is something they can help shape. Students exposed to that idea work harder and get better grades. That’s particularly true of girls and math, apparently because some girls assume that they are genetically disadvantaged at numbers; deprived of an excuse for failure, they excel.
IQ  education 
april 2009 by andrewducker
Gene 'links breastfeeding to IQ'
Children with the gene who were also breastfed have a 7 point lead over those who weren't. Giving you yet another conclusive answer that it's nature _and_ nurture.
health  iq  breastfeeding 
november 2007 by andrewducker
People with big heads have higher intelligence
Now you mention it, yes I do have problems finding suitably sized hats
intelligence  iq  hats  genetics 
october 2007 by andrewducker
Yet More on the Heritability and Malleability of IQ
Fantastic article which has me thoroughly persuaded of the complication of the situation. I skipped most of the bits with the equations in, and the rest was just fascinating
genetics  intelligence  psychology  science  statistics  education  culture  IQ 
october 2007 by andrewducker
Intercourse and Intelligence - they don't mix
In which it is shown that statistically speaking, the smart kids don't screw.
biology  culture  education  geek  intelligence  iq  psychology  relationships  research  sex  science  society  statistics 
august 2007 by andrewducker
How IQ varies across different groups
_Massive_, but well worth reading - took me about half an hour.
intelligence  philosophy  science  society  iq  race  politics 
august 2005 by andrewducker

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