By Makini Brice | Jan 24, 2013 02:09 PM EST
Smart people have long been portrayed in movies and television shows, like The Big Bang Theory, as socially inept.
By Amber Moore | Jan 15, 2013 11:05 AM EST
Poverty rather than marijuana use may be behind the decreased cognitive abilities of some heavy marijuana users.
By Christine Hsu | Dec 21, 2012 10:16 AM EST
It's not how smart you are but how hard you try that determines how well you do on a math test.
By Makini Brice | Dec 19, 2012 02:17 PM EST
A new study confirms that IQ tests are not an accurate predictor of intelligence.
By Christine Hsu | Dec 12, 2012 01:31 PM EST
Women who go into pregnancy slightly overweight may risk giving birth to children with lower IQs.
By Amber Moore | Nov 15, 2012 10:10 AM EST
Women drinking a glass or two of wine during pregnancy increase the risk of the child having lower IQ.
By Amber Moore | Nov 15, 2012 11:08 AM EST
Children exposed to retardant compounds are more likely to have low IQ, poor attention spans and learning problems
By Nikki Tucker | Oct 17, 2012 04:59 PM EDT
A new study suggests that many children who are at risk for developing an eating disorder have a higher IQ and better working memory, but suffer from poor attentional control.
By Christine Hsu | Oct 04, 2012 05:16 PM EDT
A 12-year-old girl has recently been accepted to Mensa, the largest and oldest high IQ society in the world, after she was discovered as having a higher IQ than both Albert Einstein and Stephen Hawking.
By Christine Hsu | Oct 04, 2012 12:30 PM EDT
Children of women who had high blood pressure or "hypertension" during pregnancy may lose their mental skills quicker throughout their lives compared to those whose mother had healthy blood pressure, according to new research.
By Nikki Tucker | Oct 03, 2012 10:30 AM EDT
Is your intelligence due to nature or nurture? That debate gets a little clearer as new research has determined intelligence, like other traits, is partly genetic.
By Makini Brice | Sep 26, 2012 01:55 PM EDT
A recent study has found that people with lower IQs are more likely to have lower income and poor mental health, which is in turn linked with unhappiness.
By Amber Moore | Sep 15, 2012 10:31 AM EDT
New research suggests that a high Emotional Quotient (EQ) score might not be a good determinant of a successful life, but then knowing how to read emotions can improve a person's wellbeing.
By Christine Hsu | Aug 27, 2012 03:17 PM EDT
Frequent marijuana use before the age of 18 may cause irreversible harm to a person's intelligence, attention and memory, scientists claim.