cognitive skill

Poor working memory more likely to provoke parents


December 9th, 2009 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 9 (IANS) Any parent knows that sometimes maintaining your cool with misbehaving children is a challenge. A new study by psychologists suggests that parents with poorer working memory skills are ... Read more...

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Top tennis players better than others at seeing objects drawing near at high speeds


September 12th, 2009 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 12 (ANI): Top tennis players like Roger Federer are simply better in certain visual perception skills than others, and they are very fast at creating an internal simulation of ... Read more...

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Higher IQs translate into wiser economic choices


April 28th, 2009 - 2:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 28 (ANI): People with higher IQs are more likely to make good choices when it comes to different types of economic decisions, says a new study.The study by researchers from ... Read more...

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Higher IQ makes for wiser economic decisions


April 28th, 2009 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 28 (IANS) People with higher intelligence levels are more likely to make sound economic decisions, according to a new study. The study involved 1,000 trainee truck drivers at Schneider National, ... Read more...

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Many autistic people do have savant-like skills


April 15th, 2009 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 15 (ANI): A new study has shown that one-third of adults with autism have savant-like skills - such as astounding memory, perfect pitch or the ability to multiply very high ... Read more...

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Monkeys, babies, college kids can think about numbers without using language


February 14th, 2009 - 11:23 am ICT by ANI
Washington, February 13 (ANI): Duke University researchers say that basic "number sense" seems to be common to monkeys, babies, and college kids. The researchers came to this conclusion while studying how ... Read more...

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