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White matter microstructure correlates of mathematical giftedness and intelligence quotient

“White matter microstructure correlates of mathematical giftedness and intelligence quotient” is the title of an article reporting new research appearing in this month’s issue of the scientific journal, Human Brain Mapping. According to the article’s abstract: Recent functional neuroimaging studies have … Continue reading

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Researcher finds that poverty’s ‘cognitive cost’ translates to as many as ten IQ points

A recent article on the Phys.org website summarizes new work by Harvard researchers investigating the effects of poverty on intelligence quotient measurements. According to the article: The accumulation of those money woes and day-to-day worries leaves many low-income individuals not only struggling … Continue reading

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ABSTRACT A Strong Interactive Link between Sensory Discriminations and Intelligence

According to the abstract of this article, which appears in the May 23 issue of Current Biology: Early psychologists, including Galton, Cattell, and Spearman, proposed that intelligence and simple sensory discriminations are constrained by common neural processes, predicting a close link … Continue reading

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Reasoning Training Increases Brain Connectivity Associated with High-Level Cognition

This just in from Scientific American: http://blogs.scientificamerican.com/beautiful-minds/2013/03/18/reasoning-training-increases-brain-connectivity-associated-with-high-level-cognition/ ___________________________________________________ KC Education Research Updates is a sister site of the KC Education Enterprise, which covers policy news of interest to residents of 28 districts in the Kansas City metropolitan area.

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