Friday, August 26, 2011

Genetics and Intelligence: Steve Hsu's Google Tech Talk

PDF Slides for Steve Hsu's talk

Genes and Intelligence study looking at genes of individuals with IQ > 145: High IQ volunteers needed

This talk by Hsu is likely to be a very big deal, simply due to its clarity of presentation, vast quantity of reliable evidence, and its venue.

IQ is not everything, in terms of life success. Executive function and conscientiousness, as well as a certain social facility, are all important as well. But for an increasingly complex high technology society, the smart IQ fraction is becoming more important.

It is an issue that must be confronted by society, and the sooner the better.

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