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College Entrance Exams Measure Intelligence and More

IQ Tests and the SAT measure something real and consequential, report researchers David Z. Hambrick, a professor at Michigan State University, and Christopher Chabris, a psychology professor at Union College. Their study, described in an article published online in SLATE.com, indicates … Continue reading

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Ways to Inflate Your IQ Your Intelligence Level Can Fluctuate, Studies Show

Cognitive neurocientists have found that a person’s IQ may not be constant throughout life. Intelligence measures can rise and fall over the years, sometimes quickly. A program of cognitive training, even if just a few weeks in duration,  can make a … Continue reading

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Brain scans support findings that IQ can rise or fall significantly during adolescence

Wellcome Trust (October 20, 2011) — IQ, the standard measure of intelligence, can increase or fall significantly during our teenage years, according to research funded by the Wellcome Trust, and these changes are associated with changes to the structure of our … Continue reading

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