9 results for author: Emily Willoughby


Matt McGue: ISIR 2022 Distinguished Contributor Interview (video)

At our 2022 conference at the University of Vienna, we were treated to a fantastic interview by David Lubinski of Matt McGue, this year's pick for the Distinguished Contributor Interview! Professor McGue is beloved within the University of Minnesota's psychology department, where he is Regents Professor and co-director of the Minnesota Center for Twin and Family Research, as well as in the broader community of behavioral genetics and intelligence research. An author of over 375 papers with nearly 75,000 citations as of 2022, Matt has won the Dobzhansky Award for Lifetime Contributions to Behavioral Genetic Research (2011), the Shields Award for ...

Welcome to Vienna!

With ISIR 2022 beginning in just a few days, we wanted to provide a few last-minute updates to help make your conference experience as good as possible! Location: The conference and all associated events will be held at the Main Building of the University of Vienna, located at Universitätsring 1. If you are lodging at the Hotel Regina, this is about an 8-minute walk from the conference venue. Please see this document for maps of the university and subway system. Registration: For those who have not registered online, on-site registration will be available starting at 16:45 on Sunday evening and Monday morning at 8:45. Please register or check ...

Free webinar: Knowns and Unknowns about Cognitive Excellence

We are excited to announce a new webinar on giftedness, hosted by the MDPI's Journal of Intelligence. The session will include presentations by Dr. Jakob Pietschnig, Prof. Dr. Tanja Gabriele Baudson, and Mr. Jonathan Fries. From the website: Research into characteristics of gifted individuals has shown that exceptionally high cognitive abilities are typically associated with desirable life outcomes. Large-scale efforts such as the Terman study or more recently the Study of Mathematically Precocious Youth (SMPY) consistently yielded positive correlations between cognitive abilities and, for instance, job prestige, salary, or self-reported ...

Vienna 2022: Poster guidelines

We've received a few questions about poster size and format for the upcoming conference. Poster presenters should aim for a poster with dimensions about 84 x 119 cm (corresponds to about 33 x 47 inches). Apart from size, we do not have any formalized requirements for design or format of your poster. Posters should ideally be easy-to-read, with clearly outlined sections and text that's large enough to read from a normal standing distance. The NYU has an excellent set of poster guidelines that will apply to posters at most academic conferences: What makes a good poster? Important information should be readable from about 3 meters ...

2022 Conference Registration Now Open!

Conference registration is now open—click here to register. Registration will close on July 20, 2022. You will need to have an account on our new membership platform before registering. If you haven’t yet set up your account, you can do so here. The deadline for abstract submission has been extended to April 22, 2022. Please submit your abstract if you haven't yet done so. Travel support is available for presenting graduate students and postdocs courtesy of the Institute for Mental Chronometry (IMC). Our program for the 2022 meeting of the International Society for Intelligence Research in Vienna is shaping up to be superb, with some ...