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Callitrichids, like these common marmosets, usually give birth to two infants. The father and the other group members help the female rear her young. CREDIT Judith Burkart

Fathers aid development of larger brains

Does a larger brain imply greater intelligence? This is a key question for those studying brain evolution. The bigger an animal's brain, the greater its...
Rewards may actually mask true knowledge

Rewards may actually mask true knowledge

Performance on cognitive tasks during learning is used to measure knowledge, yet it remains controversial since such testing is susceptible to contextual factors. To...
More physically attractive women tend to have more intelligent husbands

More physically attractive women tend to have more intelligent husbands

Physical characteristics, such as height, play an important role in human mate preferences. Satisfaction with one’s own height and one’s partner height seem likely...
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Scientists can now predict intelligence from brain scans

If you've ever lied about your IQ to seem more intelligent, it's time to fess up. Scientists can now tell how smart you are...
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It doesn’t pay to be just nice – you also need intelligence

The failure of individuals with lower intelligence to appropriately follow a consistent strategy and estimate the future consequences of their actions accounted for these...
Intelligent Men More Likely to Marry and Stay Married

Intelligent Men More Likely to Marry and Stay Married

Scientists generally agree that intelligence can be captured by psychometric tests. Although, there are various ways to define it including as one's capacity for...
Factors That Lead to Greater College Success

Factors That Lead to Greater College Success

Educational achievement is a national priority because it creates both economic and personal gains. Similarly, U.S. college enrollments are increasing for greater educational attainment. According to...
Scientists Confirm that Intelligence Comes from Your Mother

Scientists Confirm that Intelligence Comes from Your Mother

Until now, we supposed that intelligence is based on a father’s genes as much as the mother’s. But according to the new study, intelligence...

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