Understanding
Understanding (also called intellection) is a psychological process related to an abstract or physical object, such as a person, situation, or message whereby one is able to think about it and use con...
Angry People Overestimate Their Intelligence
Angry people are more likely to overestimate their intelligence.
More Than 1000 Genes Have Been Linked To Intelligence
More Than 1000 Genes Have Been Linked To Intelligence.
The Dunning Kruger Effect
The Dunning-Kruger effect (also Mount Stupid or Smug Snake), named after David Dunning and Justin Kruger of Cornell University, occurs where people fail to adequately assess their level of competence ...
Expert Says: Intelligent people go to bed late, leave a mess everywhere, and use bad language
Were you annoyed as a kid,  when your folks instructed you to clean your room, sent you to bed early  and scolded you for cursing? There might be a reason
Common traits of highly intelligent people
Over on Quora, people shared common qualities of super-smart people. We rounded up 11 that are backed by science.
Why Stupid People Are More Confident About Their (Lack Of) Knowledge
It is an unfortunate paradox: if you’re bad at something, you probably also lack the skills to assess your own performance. And if you dont...
Why So Many Smart People Aren’t Happy
It’s a paradox: Shouldn’t the most accomplished be well equipped to make choices that maximize life satisfaction?
This Millennial Might Be The New Einstein
One of the things the brilliant minds at MIT do — besides ponder the nature of the universe and build sci-fi gizmos, of course — is notarize aircraft airworthiness for the federal government. So when ...
Why Smart People Make Bad Entrepreneurs
Are you too smart for your own good? Sometimes the slackers reign supreme.One of the most counterintuitive traits that can hurt entrepreneurs is smarts. Yes, the more successful you are and the more t...
Genius Girl, 12, Outsmarts Einstein And Stephen Hawking With A Perfect IQ Score
Lydia Sebastian bagged the maximum mark of 162 on Mensa’s Catrall III B test, putting her two points ahead of the renowned physicists. An incredible schoolgirl has outwitted geniuses Albert Einstein a...
Winning Formula: USA Tops International Math Olympiad For First Time In 21 Years
The last time the U.S. won the international math tournament, Bill Clinton was president and Ace of Base was top of the pop charts. In 1980, the United States hockey team pulled off one of the greates...
The Scary Way Diabetes Affects Thinking Skills And Brain Function
A growing body of research is finding that diabetes can take as devastating a toll on the brain as it takes on the body. A new study published this week in the journal Neurology shows that people wit...
Physicist Proposes Revolutionary New Way To Think About Intelligence
A single equation grounded in basic physics principles could describe intelligence and stimulate new insights in fields as diverse as finance and robotics, according to new research. The researchers s...
Intelligence
http://www.mslaw.edu What is the M.I. theory? Howard Gardner, author of Five Minds for the Future, discussed his multiple intelligence theory on the televisi...
Thought
Atheism - A Rough History of Disbelief - 1 - Shadows of Doubt.
Intelligence
Intelligence has been defined in many different ways such as in terms of one's capacity for logic, abstract thought, understanding, self-awareness, communication, learning, emotional knowledge, memory...
Nous
Nous (British: /ˈnaʊs/; US: /ˈnuːs/), sometimes equated to intellect or intelligence, is a philosophical term for the faculty of the human mind which is described in classical philosophy as necessary ...
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Reason
Reason is the capacity for consciously making sense of things, applying logic, establishing and verifying facts, and changing or justifying practices, institutions, and beliefs based on new or existin...
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Qingjing Jing
The Qingjing Jing (simplified Chinese: 清静经; traditional Chinese: 清靜經; pinyin: Qīngjìng Jīng; Wade–Giles: Ch'ing Ching Ching; literally: "Classic of Clarity/Purity and Stillness/Tra...
Creativity
Creativity is a phenomenon whereby something new and in some way valuable is created (such as an idea, a joke, a literary work, painting or musical composition, a solution, an invention etc). The rang...
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Critical reading
Critical reading is a form of language that does not take a text at face value, but involves an examination of claims put forwards well as in the text's section and selection of the information prese...
New Century Foundation
The New Century Foundation is an organization founded in 1994 known primarily for publishing American Renaissance. From 1994 to 1999 its activities received considerable funding by the Pioneer Fund, a...
Fallacy
A fallacy is the use of poor, or invalid, reasoning for the construction of an argument. It is also used to refer to "an argument which appears to be correct but is not." If an argument is fallacious,...
Philosothon
A Philosothon is an annual competition wherein students explore important philosophical and ethical issues demonstrating rigor and clarity of thought. Philosothons are currently being held in most Aus...
Philosothon - Wikipedia
African grey parrot
The African grey parrot, grey parrot or Congo African grey parrot (Psittacus erithacus) is an Old World parrot in the family Psittacidae.
The African grey parrot is a medium-sized, predominantly g...
African grey parrot - Wikipedia
The Scary Way Diabetes Affects Thinking Skills And Brain Function
A growing body of research is finding that diabetes can take as devastating a toll on the brain as it takes on the body. A new study published this week in the journal Neurology shows that people wit...
Rico (dog)
Rico (December 13, 1994 – 2008) was a border collie dog who made the news after being studied by animal psychologists Juliane Kaminski and colleagues from the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Ant...