Questions tagged [intelligence]

Intelligence has been defined in many different ways such as in terms of one's capacity for logic, abstract thought, understanding, self-awareness, communication, learning, emotional knowledge, memory, planning, creativity and problem solving.

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Is there a correlation between intelligence and wearing spectacles?

Many people I know consider bespectacled individuals to be smarter than the average normal sighted person. Is there any scientific basis to this belief?
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If children use calculators in primary school, is their learning impacted?

Others are against using calculator in lower level math teaching, saying that it makes children not to learn their basic facts, prevents students from discovering and understanding underlying ...
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Was Einstein's brain physiologically different?

Einstein's brain has been the subject of much debate and speculation, because of his notable and exceptional contributions to our understanding of the universe. The claim exists that his brain may ...
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Intelligence and number of children?

This wikipedia article on fertility and intelligence (citation missing from wiki article needed for proving this claim) indicates that intelligent people are less fertile. Is this correlated to the ...
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Can one be naturally better at computers than English or Maths?

I think everybody heard this claim, and its opposite, a million times. Students or teachers commonly speak about having talents for a particular subject or another. The subject is debated, for example,...

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