Study reveals new measure of intelligence involving temporal variability of brain areas

Posted in Medicine on 9th Aug, 2016
by Alex Muller

Results could be applied to building advanced deep neural networks and treating mental-health patients.

Grey Matters: Scientists Link Brain Size and Smarts

Posted in Science on 1st Feb, 2016
by Alex Muller

Having a big head might not be such a bad thing, if it means you have a gigantic brain. Animals with bigger brains may be better problem-solvers.

Can Human-Machine Superintelligence Solve the World's Problems?

Posted in Science on 3rd Jan, 2016
by Alex Muller

A combination of human and computer reasoning might be just what we need to solve the hardest problems in the world.

The rise of intelligence enhancement

Posted in Science on 27th Aug, 2015
by Alex Muller

Modafinil, which is typically used to treat sleep disorders, is a cognitive enhancer. Essentially, it can help normal people think better.

Why we're smarter than chickens

Posted in Science on 23rd Aug, 2015
by Alex Muller

A single molecular event in our cells could hold the key to how we evolved to become the smartest animal on the planet, scientists report.