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 …

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 …

Are You Emotionally Intelligent?

There’s IQ, so what’s EQ? It’s a measure of emotional intelligence and it might be playing a much larger role in your life than you realize. Laci explains what exactly it is and why you should care about it. Read More: EMOTIONAL INTELLIGENCE TEST The relation between emotional intelligence and job performance: A meta-analysis “This …

Does The Size Of Your Brain Matter?

If big brains were a gauge of intelligence, whales would be the smartest animals on earth. How do we measure intelligence, and how much does the size of your brain matter? Do Men and Women Have Different Brains? ►►►► Read More: Are Big Brains Smarter? “This question is mired in many unknowns. For one, scientists …

Does Being Bilingual Make You Smarter?

Do you speak more than one language! Congrats, because studies show that being able to speak in multiple languages is linked to being smarter! We invited Alice Gillet, who is fluent in English and French, onto DNews to discuss why this is. Follow Alice on Twitter: Read More: Being bilingual may slow down the brain …