IQ Inferences from The Resting Brain

Scientific American reports on a new flurry of interest in the activity of the “resting” brain. While acknowledging that the brain is never truly at rest, the authors point to the practical benefits that can now be derived from analyzing brain activity when the subject isn’t engaged in some kind of conscious mental work.

Two recent studies of resting brain activity indicate that superior intelligence (as measured on an IQ test) correlates to strong long range brain communication.

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(I was prompted to wonder whether this also implied perhaps another reason why dual n-back training is so successful since it would seem to promote such strong long range relationships.)

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