IQ

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Multi-tasking could damage your brain: Study

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

Different brain areas work better at different ages

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

Lower IQ seen after exposure to plastic chemicals

Pregnant women who were exposed to high levels of common household chemicals found in plastics, cosmetics and air fresheners had children whose intelligence suffered years later, a US study said Wednesday.

Scientists teach people to see letters as colours

For the first time, researchers have successfully trained people to "see" letters of the alphabet as colours in a way that simulates how those with synesthesia experience the world.