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Child Intelligence

What Babies Can Tell Us About Artificial Intelligence

Alison Gopnik | Posted 03.18.2015 | Science
Alison Gopnik

We call them our kids. Computation is still the best, indeed the only, scientific explanation we have of how a physical object like a brain can act intelligently.

Can 'Genius' Be Detected In Infancy?

Scott Barry Kaufman | Posted 06.16.2012 | Science
Scott Barry Kaufman

According to the Daily Mail, 4-year-old Heidi Hankins "has an IQ of 159 -- only one point below Albert Einstein's -- and has become one of the youngest members of Mensa." Heidi's case raises an intriguing question: can high intelligence accurately be detected this young?