Thursday, August 2, 2012

the best way to measure intelligence could be brain imaging

"Researchers at Washington University in St. Louis found they could determine 10 percent of individual differences in intelligence by determining the strength of neural pathways, specifically those branching out from the left lateral prefrontal cortex to the rest of the brain. That part, their research suggests, acts as a director for the rest of the brain, overseeing how the individual pieces work in tandem and tweaking the process when necessary."

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