There is a wide range of differences in people’s visual ability, and these variations are not associated with individuals’ general intelligence, or IQ, a new study reports. In other words, the fact that someone is smart and well-motivated doesn’t necessarily mean he or she can acquire the visual skills needed to excel at tasks like… Read more

Inspite of its rising popularity, using a weak electric current to boost brainpower does not live up to the hype. A new study demonstrates that the most common form of the treatment actually has a statistically significant detrimental effect on IQ scores. The study adds to the increasing amount of literature showing that transcranial direct… Read more