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 ...

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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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Publication of a new book by Dr Russell T. Warne

We are pleased to announce the publication of a new book by Dr Russell T.Warne: In the Know: Debunking 35 Myths About Human Intelligence.  The book corrects common (but mistaken) beliefs about intelligence and IQ. The book's non-technical presentation and accessible writing style are appealing for non-experts who want to learn about intelligence, students, and more. Dr. Russell T. Warne is an associate professor of psychology at Utah Valley University, where he has taught since 2011. Dr. Warne has published 2 books (In the Know: Debunking 35 Myths About Human Intellige...

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New editorial from Professor R. J. Haier

A new (2020) editorial from Professor R. J. Haier, Editor in Chief of the journal Intelligence, speaks to the need for "clarity, appropriate skepticism and professionalism". Please click HERE to read/download the editorial.    

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New ISIR board members elected

We are very pleased to announce that Emily Willoughby and Kirsten Hilger have been elected onto the board of ISIR.  We are delighted that they have agreed to take on this work, and would like to introduce them below: Emily is a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Minnesota in the personality, individual differences and behavior genetics program area of psychology. Emily’s research focuses on exploring the genetic and cognitive causes of human intelligence in addition to its associated outcomes. Her current projects include an experimental study of the association ...

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