The Difference between Intelligence and Rationality

ARE you intelligent - or rational? The question may sound redundant, but in recent years researchers have demonstrated just how distinct those two cognitive attributes actually are.

Sep 27

Categories: Adult psychological development, Executive Functions


'Super recognisers': more than just clever lab rat

Some people have extremely good face recognition abilities that set them apart from the rest of the population, a group psychologists refer to as "super recognisers".

Nov 14

Categories: Executive Functions, Other


Need An Excuse to Waste Time Online? Psych Study Provides The Best

Positive distractions can increase your mental performance compared with negative distractions, a new study finds.

Nov 12

Categories: Executive Functions, Other


What makes us human?: Unique brain area linked to higher cognitive ...

Oxford University researchers have identified an area of the human brain that appears unlike anything in the brains of some of our closest relatives. The brain area pinpointed is known to be intimately involved in some of the most advanced planning ...

Feb 7

Categories: Executive Functions