February 3, 2016 archive

Why your nation’s IQ matters more than your own.

“Within a country, the link between IQ and income appears modest, with one IQ point predicting 1% higher income per person. But across countries, that same IQ point predicts 6% higher income per person. Why would it be that the IQ of the country you live in matters more than your individual IQ for predicting eventual income? This …

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Inner life of the cell

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FzcTgrxMzZk&feature=youtu.be   Some fascinating animations by Drew Berry of the Walter and Eliza Hall Institute of Medical Research, Sydney.