Discover a new way to find and share stories you'll love… Learn about Reading Desk

Post Profile



Aging Intelligently

Human intelligence is highly variable among people, but only somewhat variable across a person’s lifespan. New research points to genes as the keys to maintaining intelligence as we age. The study, published in Nature, analyzed the genes of nearly 2000 people to assess their intelligence in childhood and old age. The participants, all part of [...]
read more

share

Ageing Gene Influences Lifespan, Immunity And Resilience Say UK Scientists

Health : Medical News Today (4 years ago)

UK researchers have discovered that a gene called DAF-16, that is known to be involved in the process of ageing, strongly influences the rate of ageing and average lifespan in nematode worms, and suggest the finding could open new d... Read Post

Children's drawings indicate later intelligence, study shows

Academics / General Science : Science Daily (yesterday)

How 4-year-old children draw pictures of a child is an indicator of intelligence at age 14, according to a new study. The researchers studied 7,752 pairs of identical and non-identical twins and found that the link between drawing a... Read Post

Teen Girls Feel Pressure to Hide Intelligence in Favor of Popularity

Health : Elements4Health: Children's Health (15 hours ago)

If you’re the parent of a teen daughter, research conducted by Dr Maria do Mar Pereira from the University of Warwick’s Department of Sociology is a cause for concern. Her research into gender norms found that boys aged 14 had acqui... Read Post


Copyright © 2011 Regator, LLC