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 ...

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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 ...

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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 ...

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Journal of Intelligence: Special Issue on Giftedness

Jakob Pietschnig and Tanja Baudson will be editing a special issue titled “A Century beyond Terman: Knowns and Unknowns about Cognitive Excellence” in the Journal of Intelligence. This special issue is broadly focusing on the topic of cognitive abilities and giftedness. Within this topical frame, empirical submissions are invited that focus on one or more of the following topics: - Group differences between gifted vs. non-gifted populations; - Predictors of exceptional cognitive abilities; - Perception of gifted individuals; - Cross-temporal changes in the ...

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New article by Kirsten Hilger and colleagues

A new article on intelligence has just been published in Cerebral Cortex by our board member Kirsten Hilger and her colleagues! Read the article here, or visit IDW-online for a nice synopsis. Thiele, J., Faskowitz, J., Sporns, O., & Hilger, K. (2022). Multi-Task Brain Network Reconfiguration is Inversely Associated with General Intelligence. Cerebral Cortex, 1-11.  Human intelligence is associated with adaptations of the brain to different cognitive demands: a new study shows that for brains of people with higher intelligence scores it is easier to adapt to ...

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