IQ

Anaesthesia does not lower IQ in children: Study

Anaesthesia does not lower IQ in children: Study

There is no evidence to prove that children below three years of age who were given anaesthesia had lower intelligence level than those who did not have it, say researchers.

Apr 18, 2018, 16:38 PM IST
Falling IQ level in childhood may up schizophrenia risk later

Falling IQ level in childhood may up schizophrenia risk later

However, not all children struggling at school are at risk of developing serious psychiatric disorders, the researchers said in a paper, published in the journal JAMA Psychiatry.

Feb 01, 2018, 17:37 PM IST
Higher childhood IQ linked to longer life: Study

Higher childhood IQ linked to longer life: Study

Children with higher intelligence have a lower risk of major causes of death, including heart disease, stroke, and smoking related cancers, scientists say. 

Jun 30, 2017, 00:58 AM IST
52 genes that make us intelligent uncovered

52 genes that make us intelligent uncovered

Despite high heritability estimates of 45 per cent in childhood and 80 per cent in adulthood, only a handful of genes had previously been associated with intelligence and for most of these genes the findings were not reliable, researchers said.

May 24, 2017, 00:17 AM IST
Smoking marijuana in teens may affect verbal IQ

Smoking marijuana in teens may affect verbal IQ

 Conversely, the early users also had good verbal skills and vocabulary.

Jan 27, 2017, 00:12 AM IST
Does your child have a low IQ? It could be result of aluminium in diet!

Does your child have a low IQ? It could be result of aluminium in diet!

As per a new study, cooking food in aluminium dishes may reduce your kid's Intelligent Quotient (IQ) and performance at school.

Jan 25, 2017, 16:18 PM IST

Why quick thinkers are charismatic for others

If you find some people more charismatic because they are quick to respond when asked a question, it is because charisma may rely on quick thinking.

Dec 03, 2015, 15:23 PM IST

Know why men aren’t as smart as women!

Zee Media Bureau

Oct 20, 2015, 15:50 PM IST
12-year-old Indian-origin girl has higher IQ than Albert Einstein

12-year-old Indian-origin girl has higher IQ than Albert Einstein

A 12-year-old Indian-origin girl in the UK has achieved the highest possible score of 162 on a Mensa IQ test, outwitting physicists Albert Einstein and Stephen Hawking.

Sep 07, 2015, 09:20 AM IST

Premature toddlers can offer clues to their future IQ

The intelligence quotient (IQ) of adults born very prematurely or with very low birth weight can be predicted when they are just toddlers.

Aug 13, 2015, 13:27 PM IST

Iodine supplementation in pregnancy boosts kids' IQ

Women who take iodine supplements before and during pregnancy are likely to have kids with higher IQ and better health which could ultimately lead to huge cost savings for health care systems and society.

Aug 10, 2015, 11:55 AM IST

Birth order has no effect on IQ level: Study

 The differences between first-borns and "later-borns" are so small that they have no practical relevance to personality or intelligence development of people, says a study.

Jul 17, 2015, 22:17 PM IST
Jordan Spieth's special IQ will see him through, says Nick Faldo

Jordan Spieth's special IQ will see him through, says Nick Faldo

Jet-lag will be no obstacle for Jordan Spieth at this week`s British Open because he is young, fit and strong and possesses a special golfing IQ, according to former world number one Nick Faldo.

Jul 14, 2015, 05:21 AM IST

10-year-old in UK gets highest Mensa score of 162

A 10-year-old "ordinary" boy in the UK has become one of the youngest people to achieve the highest possible score of 162 on a Mensa IQ test.

Jun 07, 2015, 15:06 PM IST

Infections can also affect your IQ

In addition to harming your physical heath, severe infections of any type can affect your mental capacity as measured on an intelligence quotient (IQ) scale, a new research has found.

May 22, 2015, 16:45 PM IST

Infections can also affect your IQ

In addition to harming your physical heath, severe infections of any type can affect your mental capacity as measured on an intelligence quotient (IQ) scale, a new research has found.

May 22, 2015, 13:41 PM IST
Air pollution and poverty lower child's IQ

Air pollution and poverty lower child's IQ

Material hardship can increase the adverse affects of physical "stressors" like air pollutants as researchers have found that the toxic combination of air pollution and poverty could lower the intelligence quotient (IQ) of your kid.

Apr 30, 2015, 11:59 AM IST

Feeling stupider? Maybe because you use your phone while watching TV

 A new study has revealed that using multiple gadgets at the same time is bad for your brain and can even lower your IQ.

Apr 09, 2015, 17:19 PM IST

Multi-tasking could damage your brain: Study

Multi-tasking can hamper your performance and may even damage your brain, claim researchers from Stanford University.

Mar 31, 2015, 14:59 PM IST

Different brain areas work better at different ages

 MIT scientists have found that different parts of the brain work best at different ages.

Mar 07, 2015, 17:38 PM IST