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Intelligence and brain-related research. Facts and conclusions derived from articles published in scientific journals.


  • Intelligence issues such as language acquisition and EIQ.
  • Technology: Artificial intelligence and genetics.
  • Careers and education.
  • Sleep, stress, health and other everday matters.
  Scent of coffee
 The scent of coffee has been show to boost performance on the analytical part of the GMAT, or the Graduate Management Aptitude Test. Study: Stevens Institute of Technology, 2018.
  Piano lessons
 Piano lessons teach kindergartners how to distinguish pitch and thus better discriminate between spoken words. Study: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2018.
  White matter connectivity
 Increased child-adult exposure to conversation leads to increased white matter connectivity in the brain. Study: Journal of Neuroscience, 2018.
 Checking phones in lectures can cost students half a grade in exams Study: Arnold L. Glass & Mengxue Kang, Educational Psychology, 2019.
  Resolving stress
 The belief that smartness can be developed leads high schools students to become more resilient to stress and more proactive in resolving stressful situations. Study: UT Austin, 2018.
  Day time naps
 Day time naps help us process information that we are not consciously aware of and may facilitate decision making. Study: University of Bristol, 2018
  Social capital
 Social capital is the relationships formed between faculty, school administration, teachers, parents and the community and has 3-5 times the impact of funding. Study: Ohio State University, 2018
  Learning styles
 Learning styles include visual, auditory, and kinesthetic modes of instruction. The belief that learning styles may predict academic and career success is a myth and undermines the education process. Study: American Psychological Association, 2019
  Working memory
 Good sleep & good mood lead to good working memory with age. Study: University of California, Riverside, 2019
  Object identification
 Just as pickpockets anticipate what an object is just by touching it, the human brain anticipates what an object in a shop's window display will feel like just by looking at it. Study: University of Cambridge, 2019

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