UK Intelligence

People Explain What It's Like To Have A Partner Who's Less Intelligent Than Them

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 09.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle

It’s thought we’re often attracted to people we’re similar to, but couples breaking the mould have been sharing their experiences. On Reddit, me...

RQ: Random Intelligence. A New Measure Of Intelligence

Katherine Templar Lewis | Posted 08.06.2017 | UK Tech
Katherine Templar Lewis

These challenges, are global in their scope and highly interconnected. As such they are multidisciplinary, falling outside the remit of particular fields. It is time for our thinking and approaches to be optimized for this new, unpredictable environment. With it our understanding of human intelligence will change too.

Nature Vs. Nurture: Five Ways Parents Can Develop Their Child's Intelligence

Jyoti Agrawal | Posted 07.06.2017 | UK Parents
Jyoti Agrawal

In other words, you can probably only influence up to 50% of your child's mental ability. Sure, you may never gain complete control of their intellectual development, but you should gladly embrace any opportunity that will help them get ahead in life.

Do You Have The Genes? A Large Study Has Uncovered The Genes Linked To Intelligence

The Conversation UK | Posted 23.05.2017 | UK Tech
The Conversation UK

According to a dictionary definition, intelligence is "the ability to learn, understand or deal with new situations" or "the ability to apply knowledge to manipulate one's environment or to think abstractly".

Talking To Your Pets Or Naming Your Car Is A Sign Of Intelligence (Apparently)

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 03.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle

If you have conversations with your pets or see faces in everyday objects, you’re not strange. In fact, anthropomorphising - where you ascribe human...

Why The Smartest People Are More Likely To Be Unhappy

Quora | Posted 24.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Happiness is often not directly correlated with outward measures of success. It's too easy to find examples of brilliant and talented people who reached the apex of success, yet still struggled with depression, and ultimately went so far as to end their lives.

Children Get Their Intelligence From Their Mums - NO.

Jacqueline Koay | Posted 06.12.2016 | UK Parents
Jacqueline Koay

But what I know for a fact is that my children get their emotional intelligence from their father. "Intelligence" needs other factors to make it work, like providing the right environment for developing brains, teaching young children how to think, creating safety in the brain so that the right triggers are fired.

This Is What Counts If You Want To Be Really Good At Chess

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 14.09.2016 | UK Tech

Just in case becoming a world chess champion was on your bucket list, let us give you a reality check. New research refutes the theory that chess exp...

Are We Really Getting Smarter?

Jared Joffe | Posted 29.08.2017 | UK
Jared Joffe

Perhaps it's time to put our devices down for a bit and replace some of our status updates and selfies with more genuine questions for each other. Maybe then we can become a deeper, more intelligent generation.

A Simple DNA Test Could Predict How Well Your Child Will Do At School

The Huffington Post | Oscar Williams | Posted 21.07.2016 | UK Tech

Earlier this week, scientists revealed that human intelligence could be accurately assessed by an MRI scanner. Now researchers at King’s College Lon...

How Clever Are You Really? Scientists Can Now Accurately Measure Human Intelligence

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 19.07.2016 | UK Tech

How clever do you think you are? Normally we would try and define such a benchmark using something like the IQ test. However a new MRI scanning techni...

How Sleep Boosts Men And Women's Intelligence In Different Ways

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 07.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A good night’s sleep can do wonders for women’s intelligence, whereas napping has a similar effect on men, a new study suggests. Professor Martin ...

Four Attractive Stereotypes You Shouldn't Try To Conform To

Mairi Macleod | Posted 02.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Mairi Macleod

The idea that all men want skinny women is one of the most pernicious myths of our time, promoted by a media obsessed with portraying thinness as good.

Connected Learning: Early Childhood and the Importance of Identifying "Windows of Opportunity"

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 11.05.2017 | UK
Preetam Kaushik

India Vertical The scientific and technological advances in the last 100 years or so have massively improved our understanding of the human brain and...

This Kid Has A Higher IQ Than Albert Einstein

SWNS | Amy Packham | Posted 16.03.2016 | UK Parents

An 11-year-old boy has become one of youngest ever members of Mensa after scoring an IQ higher than Albert Einstein and Professor Stephen Hawking. Ki...

MI6 Is Very Excited About These Leaked IS Registration Forms

The Huffington Post UK | Louise Ridley | Posted 10.03.2016 | UK

Thousands of documents containing the personal details of fighters for the so-called Islamic State, have been leaked according to reports. More tha...

Bodies, Brains and the Political Incorrectness of Falling in Love

David Bainbridge | Posted 11.02.2017 | UK Tech
David Bainbridge

At a book festival a few months ago, I claimed that the evidence suggests that we underestimate how important a woman's intelligence is to men who are seeking a life-partner, whereas we overestimate how important a woman's breast size is. Over the coming days the UK press translated this into 'Cambridge Professor Says Brains More Important Than Boobs"...

A Raisin Could Predict Your Child's Intelligence Aged 8: Here's How

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packham | Posted 21.12.2015 | UK Parents

One little raisin could predict how well your child will do at school, a new study suggests. Children, aged 20 months old, who resisted eating a r...

Breastfeeding Won't Make Your Child More Intelligent, Study Finds

The Huffington Post UK | Amy Packhamt | Posted 24.09.2015 | UK Parents

Whether you choose to breastfeed or bottle feed will not affect your child's IQ, a new large-scale has found. Researchers from Goldsmiths Universi...

Essentially Speaking

Naomi Hefter | Posted 29.06.2016 | UK Comedy
Naomi Hefter

I've often heard people tell me to be a "good" comedian; you need to be highly intellectual. Be specially good at the English language and know a lot about the world. I think that's a load of bo*****.

UAE Embracing the Future of Artificial Intelligence

Dominic Trigg | Posted 24.06.2016 | UK Tech
Dominic Trigg

AI has already nearly infiltrated every aspect of our daily lives. We consult Siri, the intelligent personal assistant developed by Apple, enjoy multi-player games on our Xbox, or appreciate the personalised film recommendations on Netflix.

Learn the Secret Behind Knowledge, Good Writing and Creative Thinking

Thomas Church | Posted 23.05.2015 | UK Entertainment
Thomas Church

I read two or three books per week and have created a system of notation and filing that I want to share. It enables me to use what I've read, search what I've read and come back to it many years on.

If You Find Noisy Colleagues Annoying, You Might Be A Genius

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 09.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

If the sound of your colleague munching on crisps drives you barmy, you could be a genius. That's according to new research, which has uncovered a ...

Waiting for the Robots

Dr Richard Graham | Posted 25.03.2015 | UK Tech
Dr Richard Graham

Awareness should be a prelude not just to consideration, but engagement, and later at to thoughts of action. In that sense, technology should remain a tool with which we make not just our lives better but ourselves better.

Finally, A Scientific Explanation For Stupidity...

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 11.11.2014 | UK Lifestyle

High intellect may not be down to education and good genes alone, scientists have discovered a virus that may cause stupidity. American scientists ...