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Deary Earns Award for Pioneering Cognitive Epidemiology Work

APS Fellow Ian J. Deary has been awarded a 2015 James McKeen Cattell Fellow Award for his lifetime contributions to the field of applied psychological science. ... More>


Brain Training Doesn’t Make You Smarter


Sons’ Intelligence Linked to Fathers’ Criminal History

Data from over 1 million Swedish men show that sons whose fathers have criminal records tend to have lower cognitive abilities, which can be explained by shared genetic factors. ... More>


Gifted Men and Women Define Success Differently, 40-Year Study Shows  

Mathematically talented adolescents went on to enjoy extraordinary accomplishments and high life satisfaction at mid-life, though gender influenced how they pursued — and defined —career, family, and success. ... More>


What Makes a Child an Art Prodigy?