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The Gift Of Grit (With Gratitude To Angela Duckworth)

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 09.08.2016 | GPS for the Soul
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Jane Simon, M.D.

In summary, the passion and persistence of grit motivates and carries us over rough seas like a well-made surfboard. We can think of an absence of effort like a crack in our surfboard that needs repair.

11-Year-Old Just Got An Insanely High Score On An IQ Test

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 03.15.2016 | Science

It doesn't take a genius to know that 11-year-old Kian Hamer is really smart. The kid just scored the maximum 162 on an IQ test to qualify for Mensa, ...

New Dog IQ Test Could Provide Clues To Dementia

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 02.09.2016 | Fifty

Man's best friend could help unlock clues when it comes to human intelligence and even give us a better understanding of dementia, researchers believe...

The Heritability of Intelligence: Not What You Think

Scott Barry Kaufman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Science
Scott Barry Kaufman

Instead of an index of how "genetic" an IQ test is, it's more likely that in Western society-- where learning opportunities differ so drastically from each other-- heritability is telling you just how much the test is influenced by culture.

Guess What? Racism Isn't Good Science

Jesse Larner | Posted 10.21.2013 | Media
Jesse Larner

I think it's fair to say that Richwine is making a fraudulent argument that, contrary to his claims of good science, is the product of his own personal and ideological needs rather than of any good data. The interesting question is why he needs to do this.

Is Your Child Ungifted?

Scott Barry Kaufman | Posted 08.27.2013 | Science
Scott Barry Kaufman

When Jay Leno asked Steve Carell how his kids were doing, he didn't seem too concerned: "I hate it when people talk about kids on talk shows. I hate ...

Intelligent Testing

Scott Barry Kaufman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Scott Barry Kaufman

I still have a healthy dose of skepticism for the tests. But I'd like to see creativity better measured and appreciated.

Are We Too Smart For Our Own Good?

Steven C. Hayes, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Steven C. Hayes, Ph.D.

We're getting smarter. But our emotional and social intelligence seems to be going backwards. What if these two trends emerge from the same place: the info overload modern technology provides for us.