Intelligence Under The Microscope

Intelligence Under The Microscope

Streaming Video - 2016
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According to several IQ studies, our intelligence is declining as populations grow. Why should that be? And is IQ an adequate measure of human intelligence - the amazing faculty that has enabled us to achieve dominion over nature? Scientists from many different fields are scrutinizing our intelligence, be it innate (genetic) or acquired through environment, education and learning processes, in an attempt to determine what intelligence really is. Meanwhile, others are working on ways of boosting our brain power. An experiment in which human brain cells were grafted onto the brains of mice found that their abilities increased tenfold. This and other similar discoveries are sparking new ideas for ways to improve our abilities. Via a fascinating journey through the maze of the human brain, we learn that there are several forms of human intelligence, among which creativity appears to be one of the most unusual and the most uniquely human.
Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : ARTE France, [2016]
Copyright Date: ©2016
Branch Call Number: eVideo Access
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 video file (53 min., 8 sec.)) : sound, color.
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