The 8 Types of intelligence
The 8 Types of intelligence

Intelligence is a hard concept to fully grasp, even if researchers have been studying it for more than a century now. One of the most debated topics in the field of intelligence is precisely what the concept entails and if there are more types of intelligence than those psychologists tend …

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What is intelligence?
What is intelligence?

Despite the century-old development of Intelligence theory in Psychology, there seems to be no consensus on what exactly is intelligence (e.g. Sternberg & Kaufman, 2011, Hampshire et al, 2012). Broadly speaking, intelligence is a person’s “general mental capability” (Gottfredson, 1997, pp.13), involving abstract reasoning, problem-solving, quick learning from experience, etc. …

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Deductive vs Inductive Reasoning
Deductive vs Inductive Reasoning

Reasoning is a systematic thought process that derives a conclusion from perceptions, thoughts, or affirmations (Johnson-Laird, 1999). Reasoning informs problem solving and decision making (Vo & Casapó, 2020) and some authors have contended that evolutionary processes might have selected for two main types of reasoning (Jung, 2014): 1) a process …

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signs of intelligence
9 signs of intelligence in a person

Have you ever wondered if you are an intelligent person? While studying human intelligence, researchers have found some traits or signs of intelligence that are shared by those with skills and reasoning abilities higher than average. Being modest, open-minded, and curious, for example, are traits of character that are always …

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average iq score
What is the average IQ score?

IQ tests are designed to measure the Intelligent Quotient (or the intellectual level) of an individual and express it in a number. The great majority of these tests use 100 as the average IQ score for the general population. This value is the main reference point of every IQ test. …

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Celebrities with a high IQ
7 Celebrities with a high IQ

Having a high IQ is not synonymous with success, but it is a good indicator that the person has all the right tools to make it big. Thus, it is with no surprise that we also find celebrities with a high IQ thriving in their own careers, especially in the …

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How to increase IQ
How to increase your IQ

IQ stands for Intelligence Quotient and is a type of measuring test that translates someone’s intelligence into a number. These tests assess 5 main skills: concentration, logic, visual, memory, and verbal skills. Therefore, anyone looking to increase their IQ in general or to increase their IQ scores in these tests …

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