Thursday, October 20, 2011

As Brain Changes, So Can IQ - WSJ.com

No indication if this is related to More Facebook Friends, More Gray Matter in Brain?

A teenager's IQ can rise or fall as many as 20 points in just a few years, a brain-scanning team found in a study published Wednesday that suggests a young person's intelligence measure isn't as fixed as once thought.

The researchers also found that shifts in IQ scores corresponded to small physical changes in brain areas related to intellectual skills, though they weren't able to show a clear cause and effect.

As Brain Changes, So Can IQ - WSJ.com

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