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  • The Developmental Etiology of High IQ (2009)

    By Angela M. Brant and et al. "The genetic and environmental trends in IQ development were assessed in 483 same-sex twin pairs in the Colorado longitudinal twin study using maximum-likelihood model-fitting analysis. The twins were assessed periodically from ages 1 to 16. Results show a decreasing...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: A. J. Stasic
  • Rapid evolution of social learning (2009)

    By M. FRANZ & C. L. NUNN "Culture is widely thought to be beneficial when social learning is less costly than individual learning and thus may explain the enormous ecological success of humans. Rogers (1988. Does biology constrain culture. Am. Anthropol. 90: 819–831) contradicted this common...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: A. J. Stasic
  • Feeling Validated Versus Being Correct: A Meta-Analysis of Selective Exposure to Information (2009)

    William Hart, Dolores Albarracín, Alice H. Eagly, Inge Brechan, Matthew J. Lindberg, Lisa Merrill A meta-analysis assessed whether exposure to information is guided by defense or accuracy motives. The studies examined information preferences in relation to attitudes, beliefs, and behaviors in situations...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: nick stock
  • Big Brain: The Origins and Future of Intelligence (2009)

    "In this groundbreaking look at the evolution of our brains, eminent neuroscientists Gary Lynch and Richard Granger uncover the mysteries of the outsize intelligence of our ancestors, who had bigger brains than humans living today. Weaving together history, science, and the latest theories of artificial...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: wattawa
  • Is Our Brain Too Big to Think Effectively? (2009)

    Konrad R. Fialkowski "In their paper, “Archaic Human Admixture,” Garrigan and Kingan ( 2007 ) wrote, In contrast to Xp21 and RRM2P4 examples, in which the putatively introgressed archaic lineages were found at relatively low frequencies, the MCPH1 D lineage occurs in nearly 70% of the sampled chromosomes...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: wattawa
  • Decisions 2.0: The Power of Collective Intelligence (2009)

    "The human brain is a magnificent instrument that has evolved over thousands of years to enable us to prosper in an impressive range of conditions. But it is wired to avoid complexity (not embrace it) and to respond quickly to ensure survival (not explore numerous options). In other words, our evolved...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: admin
  • Human: The Science Behind What Makes Us Unique (2008)

    Book Description: Release Date: June 24, 2008 | ISBN-10: 0060892889 | ISBN-13: 978-0060892883 | Edition: 1 One of the world's leading neuroscientists explores how best to understand the human condition by examining the biological, psychological, and highly social nature of our species within the...
    (Something interesting I found) Posted by: brendah
  • Enlightened Nation Building: The "Science of the Legislator" in Adam Smith and Rousseau (2008)

    Abstract: Rousseau is famous as an advocate of the politics of "denaturing." But attention to his conception of the "science of the legislator," as developed in the Geneva Manuscript and his writings on Poland and Corsica, reveals a more moderate approach to statecraft. Here Rousseau...
    (My publication) Posted by: rph
  • Wisdom, Intelligence, and Creativity Synthesized (2007)

    For thirty years, Robert J. Sternberg has been among the most vocal critics of narrow conceptions of intelligence. In Wisdom, Intelligence, and Creativity Synthesized Sternberg critically reviews and summarizes the best research available on human intelligence. He argues that any serious understanding...
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  • A Systems Model of Leadership: WICS (2007)

    This article reviews a systems model of leadership. According to the model, effective leadership is a synthesis of wisdom, creativity, and intelligence (WICS). It is in large part a decision about how to marshal and deploy these resources. One needs creativity to generate ideas, academic (analytical...
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