intelligence
Brain Activity Identifies Individuals
Brain Activity Identifies Individuals
Kerry Grens | Oct 12, 2015
Neural connectome patterns differ enough between people to use them as a fingerprint.
Speaking of Science
Speaking of Science
The Scientist Staff | Feb 1, 2015
February 2015's selection of notable quotes
How Dogs Interpret Speech
How Dogs Interpret Speech
Jef Akst | Dec 2, 2014
Dogs tend to turn to the left when they hear emotional speech-like sounds, and right when they hear verbal commands from a robot.
Speaking of Science
Speaking of Science
The Scientist Staff | Aug 1, 2014
August 2014's selection of notable quotes
Week in Review: July 7–11
Week in Review: July 7–11
Tracy Vence | Jul 11, 2014
Assessing mtDNA mutations among healthy people; heritability of intelligence; epigenetic inheritance of maternal malnutrition markers; consumers buy into DNA ancestry
Inherited Intelligence
Inherited Intelligence
Ruth Williams | Jul 10, 2014
Cognitive testing in chimpanzee pedigrees reveals a genetic basis for intelligence.
Not So Different
Not So Different
Tracy Vence | May 1, 2014
Researchers unearth little evidence to suggest modern humans are superior to their Neanderthal ancestors.
Does Brain Training Work?
Does Brain Training Work?
Abby Olena | Apr 21, 2014
Experts are skeptical about the effectiveness of games that claim to improve cognitive function. 
Capsule Reviews
Capsule Reviews
Bob Grant | Jan 1, 2014
Are Dolphins Really Smart?, Newton's Football, Outsider Scientists, and We Are Our Brains
Einstein’s Brilliant Connections
Einstein’s Brilliant Connections
Kerry Grens | Oct 7, 2013
Remarkably thick connections between Albert Einstein's left and right brain hemispheres offer one possible explanation of his intelligence.