Fluoride Consumption During Pregnancy Linked to Low IQ in Offspring...

Sep 20, 2019 by

With an estimated 66% of Americans receiving fluoridated water through their taps, tooth decay has been a declining problem. But new research from York University in Toronto has found that maternal exposure to fluoride during pregnancy may be linked...

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ADHD and IQ

Aug 20, 2019 by

There are misconceptions about ADHD being linked to IQ. Some people think kids with ADHD have a higher IQ that kids without it, while others think the opposite is true. The truth is that there’s no link between ADHD...

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This is your brain on boredom

Aug 6, 2019 by

Researchers used EEG caps to measure the brain activity of people when they were bored. Originally, the team believed that people who react negatively to boredom were hardwired differently, but the research showed otherwise. The scientists determined that at...

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Attention training improves IQ and functioning of children’s brain...

Jan 2, 2019 by

Researchers in Spain found that computer-based attention-training intervention boosts IQ scores and brain functioning on preschool children....

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New algorithm uses brain scan to tell how smart you are

Aug 5, 2018 by

Scientists at Caltech have developed a new machine-learning algorithm that can predict a person’s IQ with incredible accuracy based on their brain activity patterns....

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Childhood IQ may predict onset of psychotic disorders

Feb 27, 2018 by

In a study that followed 4,322 people from the UK from 18 months to 20 years old, researchers found that those who went on to develop psychotic disorders in adulthood performed normally on IQ tests while they were infants,...

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