4 results for month: 06/2015


Computer IQ?

Researchers at Microsoft Beijing have written a computer program to solve IQ test items. This is a long standing field in ISIR-member's research, with computer algorithms used to both create (the work of Just) and model the solving of Raven's items (they can be translated into simple algebra and arithmetic). It's also an interest of ISIR founder, past-president, and St Petersburg President's invited speaker, Professor Doug Detterman. Deep Learning

New Mexico history and sights #1: Los Alamos

With both Los Alamos and Trinity, New Mexico was a main site for the Manhattan Project.

2015 ISIR Prize Ruben Arslan

  Ruben was born in Aachen, Germany, and studied psychology at Humboldt University Berlin. He is now working toward a PhD at the Georg August University Göttingen in the Biological Personality Lab with Lars Penke. His research takes an evolutionary approach to individual differences. He has studied paternal age effects on intelligence, personality, mortality and fertility. He hopes to gain an understanding of mutational influences on individual differences and by extension the genetic architecture of traits such as intelligence.   Representative publications: Preprint: Arslan, R. C., Willführ, K. P., Frans, E., Verweij, K. J. H., ...

2016: St Petersburg, Russia July 15-17

The 2016 local hosts: Yulia Kovas, Tatiana Tikhomirova, and Sergey Malykh. The conference offers an unrivalled opportunity for those interested in intelligence to meet, present their research, and discuss current questions and applications. Welcome Letter here (pdf). And a welcome video here. Conference Guides [one_half last="no"] View or print the ISIR-Flier-2016, Schedule-at-a-glance, Full Program! (pdf), Practical Information, Summer School programme LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD ADDRESS K Warner Schaie, founder of the Seattle Longitudinal Study KEYNOTE ADDRESS Yulia Kovas View on YouTube (subscribe to the channel for more great content like ...