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Are We More Intelligent Than Our Grandparents?

Paul Mashegoane | Posted 06.21.2016 | Science
Paul Mashegoane

We are going through a profound change in the way we think, called the cognitive revolution. Over the last hundred years our lives have become ever mo...

Positive Results From Brain Games May Be Just A Placebo Effect

The Huffington Post | Bahar Gholipour | Posted 06.21.2016 | Science

The brain-training apps that promise to improve memory and boost your IQ may have nothing more than a placebo effect, according to a new study. The st...

Here's Why The Best Bosses Don't Always Have The Highest IQs

OWN | Lisa Capretto | Posted 05.12.2016 | OWN

When renowned science journalist and psychologist Daniel Goleman was giving a talk once to a room full of business leaders and CEOs, he asked them a r...

Why Having a High I.Q. May Soon Be Irrelevant

Quora | Posted 04.26.2016 | Education
Quora

What is the relationship between intelligence and wealth? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are ...

The Bridge From Judgment to Nurturance: Considering the Pope's Message

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 04.22.2016 | Healthy Living
Jane Simon, M.D.

Recently, Pope Francis surprised much of the world by advising that the Catholic Church nurture rather than judge single parents, gay people and unma...

Don't Count the Numbers

Paula Kay Glass, BS, MEd | Posted 04.18.2016 | Education
Paula Kay Glass, BS, MEd

I was so angry. How could anyone just give up on a child because of a number! Let me back up. Way back to this past summer. Bear with me. I tutor du...

Low Emotional Intelligence v. High Emotional Intelligence and National Politics

Phil Andrews | Posted 04.05.2016 | Politics
Phil Andrews

America needs leaders who possess a high degree of leadership skills through study and application combined with the core principles of emotional intelligence.

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...

Emotional Intelligence -- IQ vs. EQ

Garry Rodgers | Posted 01.05.2016 | Science
Garry Rodgers

There's a world of difference between book smarts and street sharps -- between braininess and savvy. The first has its place, but the second is more u...

IQ Might Be a Predictor of Success, But So What?

Quora | Posted 09.21.2015 | Education
Quora

If you take a "real" IQ test (see comments below), then the result is a strong statistical predictor of multiple future life outcomes - income, education level, health, even longevity. There are hundreds of studies that confirm these correlations. So in that sense, it "predicts" your future "success."

How to Make Intellectual and Emotional Intelligence Work for Each Other

Gurdeep Pandher | Posted 09.15.2015 | Education
Gurdeep Pandher

Needless to say, everyone wants to be considered an intelligent and charismatic human being, fluent in emotional intelligence and a lover of intellectual pursuits. However, the truth is, in most people, only one type of intelligence is dominant.

The Surprising Science of Praise

Joel Peterson | Posted 08.19.2015 | Education
Joel Peterson

Reinforcing a child's success with praise is good for them, right? Well, maybe. But, it may depend on the praise that's given, and certain kinds of praise can actually do harm.

Here's The Real Reason Smart People May Live Longer

The Huffington Post | Yagana Shah | Posted 08.18.2015 | Fifty

If you're gifted in the brains department, you can thank your genes -- not only for your intelligence, but also for what may be a longer life. A team ...

Climb a Tree for Working Memory

Tracy Alloway, PhD and Ross Alloway, PhD | Posted 08.03.2015 | Science
Tracy Alloway, PhD and Ross Alloway, PhD

The great thing about working memory is not just that it helps us in so many different ways, but research has suggests that it can be strengthened much like a muscle. And, in contrast to conventional anaerobic exercise, certain physical exercises can improve working memory.

The Donald's Defect: Why EQ Trumps IQ

Alex Budak | Posted 07.20.2016 | Impact
Alex Budak

With the attention Donald Trump has been attracting the last few weeks, many people fall into one of two camps: outrage and embarrassment or mocking and derision. I suggest there's a third, more productive, way to examine things.

Super Egos Without Superegos: Continuing Corruption in Corporate Compensation

Neil S. Greenspan | Posted 05.30.2016 | Business
Neil S. Greenspan

Those executives who claim that their rewards are conferred by the logic of the market are either lacking in economic understanding or are being disingenuous. There is no honest market for corporate leadership.

Let's Sue Harvard and End Illegal Preferences in College Admission

Steve Nelson | Posted 06.02.2016 | College
Steve Nelson

Let's have a lawsuit where all the "different" learners, visionaries, poets, iconoclasts, artists and musicians come together and sue Harvard for giving illegal preference to applicants who brandish their relatively unimportant test scores. That's a lawsuit I'd join.

Beyond IQ and EQ, How Are Human Networks Connected?

Karthik Rajan | Posted 06.07.2015 | Business
Karthik Rajan

When you pop the question -- what is the innate quality of individuals that drive their success -- psychologists of repute have come up some interesting answers.

Evolution's Deadly Tradeoffs? Diseases That Can Kill Us May Also Save Lives And Increase IQ

Jon Entine | Posted 05.21.2015 | Science
Jon Entine

Harmful mutations usually disappear because people who carry mutant genes often die at an early age or have difficulty in finding mates. But there are exceptions to the grinding work of nature: when a mutation offers some survival benefit.

Is Your Child's Creativity Going Unnoticed?

Mark HT Ridinger, MD | Posted 05.17.2015 | Education
Mark HT Ridinger, MD

Intelligence is of course an important part of the equation but what of creativity, of identifying and measuring divergent thinking, and fostering its development?

Are Humans Getting More Intelligent?

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 05.14.2015 | Science

Is human intelligence declining, or are IQs on the rise? A new study conducted by psychologists at King's College London suggests that we're getting s...

Giving Up Music for Lent

Trevor Cox | Posted 04.20.2015 | Science
Trevor Cox

Incidental music is also everywhere; turn on the TV, go to the restaurant, or watch a soccer game and you'll hear music. What effect does this widespread consumption of music have on us?

Yagana Shah

The Age When You're The Smartest, According To Science

HuffingtonPost.com | Yagana Shah | Posted 01.09.2015 | Fifty

Ever wonder if you've passed your peak? No, we're not talking about the current state of your physique or even your hairline. We're talking about your...

4 Ways Meditation Can Empower Millennials At Work and in Life

Eden Kozlowski | Posted 02.15.2015 | Healthy Living
Eden Kozlowski

From my meditation teacher/practitioner perspective, I see ALL of these aspects as incredibly good, good, good and believe that meditation, dear millennials, is not only something that gels with what you already got goin' on... but it can help you navigate some of your biggest challenges.

Lynne Peeples

The Household Threat To Children's Brains

HuffingtonPost.com | Lynne Peeples | Posted 11.20.2014 | Green

Tiny amounts of lead, chemical flame retardants and organophosphate pesticides, among other toxins, course through the blood of nearly every American....