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Title Insight: Brainiac
Published Australia : SBS ONE, 2009
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Summary Can we make ourselves smarter? What is your IQ? New scientific research has unlocked the secrets of the adult brain. It is not hard wired but plastic. You can teach an old dog new tricks.Brain training is one of the fastest growing new industries. Some organisations claim they can make you more intelligent or unleash your genius. But can they and do they really work? As the university sector contemplates using IQ test to boost the number of students from poorer backgrounds in tertiary education, we ask if you could, would you make yourself smarter? And do we really know what intelligence is?Scientists, psychologists, Rhode scholars, millionaire's and brain trainers join us as we journey along the neural pathways and dive into our brain
Event Broadcast 2009-11-03 at 19:30:00
Notes Classification: NC
Subject Brain -- Research.
Intelligence tests -- Evaluation.
Intelligence tests -- Social aspects.
Australia.
Form Streaming video
Author Brockie, Jenny, host
Campbell, Philip, contributor
Gilmore, Joel, contributor
Goddard, Jennifer, contributor
Hannan, Tim, contributor
Hollingsworth, Simon, contributor
Jenkins, Denis, contributor
Lee, Alibhe, contributor
Litwin, Ben, contributor
Ormond, Wayne, contributor
Roberts, Michelle, contributor
Shafiq, Tiara, contributor
Stough, Con, contributor
Valenzuela, Michael, contributor
Vats, Gerald, contributor
Wright, Fiona, contributor
Young, Robyn, contributor