I have a crazy thought. I think I have an inkling of something. So, listening to the book The Sixth Extinction by Elizabeth Kolbert had me thinking about the scientific method. One thing that has caught my attention thus far … Continue reading Would the scientific method be different if we were a different species?
I made a video based on a review article discussing some factors that influence I.Q. and what I.Q. tests actually measure. Below are links to the videos and a transcript. IQ which stands for “intelligence quotient” is a score … Continue reading Factors That Affect I.Q.
I made a video discussing what MECP2 duplication syndrome is. Below are links to the video as well as a transcript of the video. What is MECP2 Duplication Syndrome? MECP2 Duplication Syndrome is a genetic disorder primarily seen in males … Continue reading What is MECP2 Duplication Syndrome?
Many studies on the brain today rely on mouse and rat models. Many of these studies through fail to translate to humans. This is presumably due to natural structural differences between rodents and humans. Though the human brain shares many … Continue reading Building Brains from Scratch
In this YouTube video I discuss a paper that investigates if genes for normal intelligence are the same as those for people with “high intelligence.” Intelligence is a widely studied and debated subject. It is praised and admired…for the most … Continue reading Intelligence Genes: Are there Genius Genes?