Can Shocking Your Brain Make You Smarter?

Electroshock Therapy has been used for years to treat a number of psychological issues but can it also boost your IQ? Get 15% off domain names and web hosting when you use coupon code DNEWS at checkout! Read More: Popular Brain Stimulation Doesn’t Boost IQ “Despite its popularity, using a weak electric current to boost …

Do Smart Students Smoke More Pot?

Download the TestTube app: It seems like everyone knows someone who is incredibly smart, but also smokes a lot of pot! Is there a link between someone’s intelligence and their likelihood to smoke marijuana? Trace was curious and did some digging of his own to find out. Read More: High Childhood IQ Linked to Subsequent …

Why You Shouldn’t Quit Your Music Lessons

Did you take music lessons as a kid? Here’s how the benefits could follow you for the rest of your life! Read More: Music lessons spur emotional and behavioral growth in children, new study says “Parents who have patiently sat through countless music recitals and questioned their sanity at encouraging all those trumpet or violin …

What Does Your Name Say About You?

What’s in a name? Can our names predict our futures? Tara explains how our names affect our lives! Read More: Liking for name predicts happiness: A behavioral genetic analysis “Research has established that humans tend to view their names in a positive light and liking for one’s name is positively associated with subjective well-being.” Boys …

Can Looks Predict Someone’s Intelligence?

You might look at someone’s face and determine whether you think this person is smart or not. Is it wrong to judge someone’s intelligence based on their looks? Trace reports on a new study examining the relationship between one’s IQ their appearance. Read More: What Do IQ Tests Test?: Interview with Psychologist W. Joel Schneider …

How Do We Measure Alien Intelligence?

It’s possible that one day we will come across life on another planet. However, this brings up an important question: How do we measure the intelligence of this alien? It’s a complicated question, but Anthony discusses how we might go about it based on what we know about measuring nonhuman intelligence today. Read More: Profiling …

Does Playing Classical Music Make Your Baby Smarter?

Some people say playing classical music, even before a baby is born, will make them smarter, but is this actually true? How Babies Are Smarter Than You Think ►►►► Sign Up For The TestTube Newsletter Here ►►►► Read More: Playing along with the Mozart effect “But for all its beauty, power and capacity to move, …

5 INCREDIBLE Ways SCIENCE Will Change Dating FOREVER

Thanks to online dating apps like Tinder, Grindr and Hot Voiceover Guys dot org, the way humans meet each other for romantic liaisons has changed forever. Today the likes of eHarmony, Match.com and Mom 4 son dot com all use algorithms to match potential partners based on everything from your height, salary and location through …

Is The Internet Really Ruining Teenage Brains?

Your mom might’ve told you that the Internet ruins your brain, but how true is this? Are Your Internet Friends Real Friends? Watch: Read More: Concern over claims about how technology affects young brains “Greenfield claims that social networking sites could negatively affect social interaction, interpersonal empathy, and personal identity. However, the authors say “the …