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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.

Know why men aren’t as smart as women!

Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: Even though the brain of men is larger than women, it doesn't make them more smart and intelligent. A recent study found that there is a very weak association between brain size and IQ of men.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.