Click twice to enlarge Presented by: Term Life Insurance Resource How the brain ages Nice infographic above about how the brain ages from Term Life. The figure below is taken from Trey Hedden & John Gabrieli at Stanford University. It shows the life course of different cognitive abilities underlying IQ, with declines setting in for
Fast (System 1) and Slow (System 2) thinking In this CBS video, cognitive psychologist and Nobel laureate Daniel Kahneman talks about when it’s best to think fast (using your instinct or intuition) and when to think slowly (using your analytic ability and reasoning). He calls the fast mode of thinking ‘System 1′ and the slow mode ‘System 2′. Working
Three Dimensions of Intelligence Individuals differ in their levels of overall intelligence, and their specific cognitive abilities. The American Psychological Society gives the following definition for this: Individuals differ from one another in their ability to understand complex ideas, to adapt effectively to the environment, to learn from experience, to engage in various forms of
Here is a well-defined strategy game played out in CBS’s Survivor in Thailand. The Game There are 21 flags planted in the field between two ‘tribes’ – Chuay Gahn and Sook Jai. Each tribe takes turns removing flags. Each tribe at its turn can choose to remove 1 or 2 or 3 flags. The team
Here we report the effects of two interactive computerized training programs developed for preschool children: one for music and one for visual art. After only 20 days of training, only children in the music (but not the visual art) group exhibited enhanced performance on a measure of verbal intelligence, with 90% of the sample showing this improvement.
The puzzle Four angels sat on the Christmas tree amidst other ornaments. Two had blue halos and two yellow. However, none of them could see above his head. Angel A sat on the top branch and could see the angels B and C, who sat below him. Angel B, could see angel C who sat