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Intelligence

The ability to comprehend or understand.

Origin: L. Intelligere = to understand The ability to comprehend; to understand and profit from experience.


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Re: human brain size

... friend of mine claims that the potential intellectual capacities of mankind have gone down (because there is a correlation between brain size and intelligence). This seems very counterintuitive to me, but I couldn't find any facts or arguments to prove the opposite. Does anyone have an explanation ...

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by Semisane
Tue Mar 03, 2015 9:51 am
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: human brain size
Replies: 1
Views: 504

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... in sub-Saharan Africa. although environment is the major factor in determining IQ, genes (ie as in bigger brains which contribute to some innate intelligence) play a small- but not empirical- role. do not forget that Asians scored 6 points ahead due to their lower and unrepresented sample of ...

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by Seth90210
Wed Feb 25, 2015 2:37 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)
Replies: 75
Views: 332676

human brain size

... friend of mine claims that the potential intellectual capacities of mankind have gone down (because there is a correlation between brain size and intelligence). This seems very counterintuitive to me, but I couldn't find any facts or arguments to prove the opposite. Does anyone have an explanation ...

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by Livinus
Thu Feb 19, 2015 6:01 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: human brain size
Replies: 1
Views: 504

Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)

... in sub-Saharan Africa. although environment is the major factor in determining IQ, genes (ie as in bigger brains which contribute to some innate intelligence) play a small- but not empirical- role. do not forget that Asians scored 6 points ahead due to their lower and unrepresented sample of ...

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by CandyTon
Sat Feb 07, 2015 3:24 am
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Brain size=IQ level theory (Blacks vs Whites & Asians)
Replies: 75
Views: 332676

Virus Questions [Science Fiction]

... if a fluid system of viruses massed together in this manner could form a system that can transfer electrical impulses and thus have a communal intelligence. I believe the ability to control the skeletal structure can be explained through a virus that has a shape capable of assembling with others ...

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by Tenebrae
Tue Nov 25, 2014 4:43 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Virus Questions [Science Fiction]
Replies: 3
Views: 1478
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