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Shun junk food for improving kid’s IQ


August 8th, 2012 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, Aug 8 (IANS) Babies and infants fed junk food may have a slightly reduced IQ, while those going in for healthy diets have a slightly higher IQ, says a ... Read more...

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Babies fed on demand have higher IQ


March 19th, 2012 - 12:25 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 19 (IANS) Children who are fed when they need it are more likely to grow up having a higher IQ and perform better at school than those fed ... Read more...

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Exposure to pesticides in mothers linked to kids low IQ


April 22nd, 2011 - 8:43 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, April 22 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Scientists say pregnant women who are exposed to pesticides have increased risk of having children with low intelligent quotient (IQ).Three studies on the subject were published ... Read more...

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Low IQ linked to pesticide exposure


April 21st, 2011 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Sydney, April 21 (IANS) Pregnant women exposed to high levels of pesticide will have children with lower IQs, say experts.Researchers have concluded this based on three separate studies, two were ... Read more...

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Breastfed babies ‘grow up to be more intelligent’


March 14th, 2011 - 12:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 14 (ANI): Babies who are breastfed grow up to be more intelligent, suggests a new study.The most comprehensive British study of breastfeeding to date has shown that it continues to ... Read more...

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Junk food diet in early childhood may lower IQ


February 8th, 2011 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 8 (ANI): Children fed chips, pizza and other junk foods are likely to have lower IQs, says a new research.Researchers said that a diet, high in fats, sugars, and processed ... Read more...

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Late-preterm babies ‘at greater risk for cognitive, emotional problems’


November 23rd, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 23 (ANI): A new study has suggested that late-preterm babies, those born between 34 and 36 weeks, face an increased risk of cognitive and emotional problems.The findings held up ... Read more...

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People living in disease-rife countries have lower IQs: Study


June 30th, 2010 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 30 (ANI): Scientists claim that people living in countries infested by diseases have lower IQs.When the body fights infections, energy from the brain is diverted towards this fight, thus curbing ... Read more...

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Dumb women ‘more likely to go after rich guys’


June 22nd, 2010 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
New York, June 22 (ANI): Women with low IQs are more likely than smarter women to go after rich men, according to a new research.Experts say that it's not that women ... Read more...

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Smokers may have lower IQ than non-smokers


April 2nd, 2010 - 3:57 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 2 (IANS) Those smoking might actually have a lower intelligence quotent than non-smokers, says new research. A study led by Mark Weiser, psychiatry professor at the Tel Aviv University, has determined ... Read more...

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Smoking lowers IQ: research


March 30th, 2010 - 2:41 am ICT by IANS
London, March 30 (IANS) Smoking has long been known to damage lungs and cause heart disease but it could also lower IQ, a research has found. Young people who smoke regularly are likely ... Read more...

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Brainy men ‘less likely to cheat’


March 1st, 2010 - 12:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Mar 1 (ANI): Men with higher IQs are less likely to cheat on their wives, concludes a new study.And, according to researchers, it is so because of evolution.New analysis of social ... Read more...

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All work and no play makes Jack a ‘depressed’ boy


November 4th, 2009 - 4:44 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Nov 4 (ANI): Kids who do not get enough playtime in early childhood, tend to suffer from depression and mental illness in adolescence, says an Aussie expert.Adolescent psychologist Dr Michael Carr-Gregg ... Read more...

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Don’t spank your kids if you want them to be intelligent


September 26th, 2009 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 26 (IANS) Don't spank your kids if you want them to be very intelligent. A ground-breaking research has found that children who are spanked have lower IQs. Corporal punishment is extremely ... Read more...

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Gene mutation behind pupils’ low grades identified


September 24th, 2009 - 12:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 24 (ANI): A gene that affects memory and IQ among students has been identified, say researchers.Chun-Yen Chang, an education researcher at National Taiwan Normal University in Taipei, says that ... Read more...

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Juvenile delinquency may be result of misunderstood social cues


September 20th, 2009 - 5:39 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 20 (ANI): Young offenders who mess with the law may have difficulty interpreting social cues in others, says a Japanese study.Lead author Wataru Sato from Kyoto University found that the ... Read more...

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Premature babies’ posture may reveal their IQ levels


June 17th, 2009 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 17 (ANI): A new study by Australian researchers has shown that postures adopted by young babies born prematurely are a powerful indicator of their intelligence later in life.According to researchers, ... Read more...

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‘Creativity chemical’ in the brain biased towards smarter people


May 21st, 2009 - 4:20 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 21 (ANI): High levels of a so-called "creativity chemical" in a certain part of the brain is what boosts creativity in smart people, revealed a study.People with average intelligence, on ... Read more...

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Brainy men ‘likely to have healthier bodies’


May 10th, 2009 - 12:47 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 10 (ANI): Being a nerd might not help you land a hot date, but it will certainly keep dozens of health problems at bay, concludes a new research.A study, which ... Read more...

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Eating fish, bread and cereals makes kids smarter


January 19th, 2009 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Wellington, Jan 19 (ANI): Wondering how to make your kids smarter? Well, giving them fish once a week and feeding them with bread and cereals four times a day can make ... Read more...

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Siblings of mentally disabled vulnerable to depression during their lifetimes


December 10th, 2008 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 10 (ANI): Siblings of people with mental illness are more likely to suffer episodes of depression at some point in their lives, according to researchers.After analysing four decades of ... Read more...

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Lower childhood IQ linked to increased risk of adult mental disorders


December 1st, 2008 - 4:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 1 (ANI): In a new, long-term study, researchers at Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) found that children with lower IQs showed an increased risk of developing psychiatric disorders ... Read more...

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Brainy kids likely to vote for Green Party as adults


November 3rd, 2008 - 1:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 3 (ANI): Children with higher IQs are more likely to vote for Green Party or Liberal Democrats as adults, a new study has found.The study led by the University ... Read more...

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Faulty brain wiring may be responsible for social impairments in autism


June 13th, 2008 - 12:37 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June13 (ANI): Researchers have found evidence that the brains of adults with autism are "wired" differently than that of those without the disorder, and thats what leads to the social ... Read more...

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Brainy people less likely to believe in God


June 12th, 2008 - 1:37 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 12 (ANI): Intellect can help you get better grades, a good job and even boost your attractiveness with the opposite sex, but it surely cannot make you a religious ... Read more...

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Training peoples plastic memories can boost their IQs


June 6th, 2008 - 1:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington , June 6 (ANI): Scientists have shown that it may be possible to train people to become more intelligent than what they were endowed with at birth, by finding that ... Read more...

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Air Pollution reduces foetus size during pregnancy: Study


January 8th, 2008 - 3:23 pm ICT by admin
Washington , Jan 8 (ANI): Researchers from Brisbane have given the world yet another reason to curb pollution levels by finding that it plays an important role in shrinking the size of ... Read more...

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Height may point to a biological basis for paedophilia


November 14th, 2007 - 2:42 am ICT by admin
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