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Looking for true intelligence, study shows that slime molds can learn

Looking for true intelligence, study shows that slime molds can learn The implication is usually the same: Slime molds have intelligence.This week, researchers from France’s Toulouse University published the newest piece of evidence in pursuit of a slime mold’s true IQ, approaching the question with a clever experimental design.

Brain training is nothing more than a placebo: study

This is the basis of the brain training industry, but they’re already known for playing fast and loose with the science.Both groups of 25 volunteers (the same number used in many of the brain training studies) took a standardized test before and after playing a brain training game for an hour.

Scientists discover nature's algorithm for intelligence

Scientists discover nature's algorithm for intelligence Throughout the ages, one old chestnut has stubbornly resisted yielding up its secret: the organizational principle behind the human brain.Joe Tsien, think they may be onto the answer with a recent paper published in the journal Frontiers in Systems Neuroscience.