Robots face new test of creative abilities

Posted in Software on 21st Nov, 2014
by Alex Muller

A US professor is proposing a new way to test whether artificial intelligence (AI) is on a par with that of humans.

Declining intelligence in old age linked to visual processing speed

Posted in Medicine on 8th Aug, 2014
by Alex Muller

Age-related declines in intelligence are strongly related to declines on a very simple task of visual perception speed.

The social origins of intelligence in the brain

Posted in Science on 3rd Aug, 2014
by Alex Muller

A study of brain injuries in vets showed that brain regions that contribute to optimal social functioning are also vital to general intelligence and emotional intelligence.

Your Fat Is Why You're Not As Bright As You Could Be

Posted in Medicine on 20th Mar, 2014
by Alex Muller

Obesity doesn't make you less intelligent, but it might cloud your cognitive abilities.

Eye Blood Vessels Linked to Cognitive Function, IQ

Posted in Science on 6th Nov, 2013
by Alex Muller

According to a new study published in the journal Psychological Science, the width of blood vessels in the retina ,a light-sensitive layer at the back of the eye may indicate brain health.