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Angry People Tend to Overestimate Their Intelligence
Unless they’re also neurotic.
Yes, There Is a Genetic Component to Intelligence
It’s important to recognize what the science says, and, no, that doesn’t lead us inexorably to Nazi race science.
Maybe Plants Remember Stuff
“Overnight, they turn back to where the sun will be in the morning! They seem to encode, store, and retrieve that information.”
If You Have a Twisted Sense of Humor, It’s Probably Because You’re a Cool Genius
A new study found that an appreciation for dark jokes is linked to higher IQ and lower aggression.
last night on late night
Seth Meyers Confronts Kellyanne Conway on Latest Trump and Russia Allegations
“This concerns me.”
Success Depends on Your Personality More Than IQ
The power of “non-cognitive” skills.
Running Lots Connects Your Brain Regions
More jogging, more brain connections.
A New Theory for How Babies Learn Their First Words
It’s what they see.
A Professional Guide to Dream Interpretation
It’s a lot like analyzing poetry.
Babies Are Helplessly Dumb, and That’s Why Humans Are So Smart
It’s a symbiotic relationship.
A Preverbal Baby Is Way Smarter Than You Think
The “first words” aren’t even the beginning.
Your Dog Has an IQ
What new research on canine smarts may one day reveal about human intelligence.
Turns Out Blonde Ladies Are the Smartest
Well, the smartest ladies, at least.
Ask Polly: Am I Too Smart for My Own Good?
Stop thinking of yourself as cursed.
Men Love Smart Women Until They Actually Have to Talk to Them
You can’t win.
Ask Polly: Am I a Boring, Empty, Soulless Fake?
Even if you were, what would that mean?
British Tween Is Smarter Than You, Einstein
She is also smarter than Stephen Hawking.
what it's like
What It’s Like to Be a Polyamorous Genius
“I have learned that sometimes I have to acknowledge someone’s feelings even though they are stupid in my mind.”
We’re Testing Children on the Wrong Things
Are we measuring what we want to measure in education?
Worrying About Stuff Is a Sign of Intelligence
Verbal intelligence, anyway.
Are Smart Kids Better at Drawing?
What childhood art reveals about the child.
We Should Chat About That Chatbot
Technological milestone? Nope. Jump-start for an important conversation? Yup.